What happens when you are 10 years old and you want to get a little Internet love at a cricket match? Well, if you are Mitchell Schibeci, the son of an Australian sportscaster, you eat a watermelon at the game. And not just a wedge, either. The ENTIRE thing, rind and all, as you can see in this video.
#WatermelonBoy spotted at #WBBL01! pic.twitter.com/qBDrMiambE— TEN Sport (@tensporttv) January 2, 2016
#WatermelonBoy spotted at #WBBL01! pic.twitter.com/qBDrMiambE
Schibeci's stunt worked, too, getting him media coverage around the world, from Australia to England to the U.S.A. The only downside: “Halfway through it I felt sick, but at the end I felt good,” he told Sporting News, an Australian site, before confessing the healthy snack forced him to go to the bathroom “like seven times.”
Here is the final effort from #watermelonboy @tensporttv @mcg @BBL pic.twitter.com/XQ2blGugTA— Tony Schibeci (@theschibecsta) January 2, 2016
Here is the final effort from #watermelonboy @tensporttv @mcg @BBL pic.twitter.com/XQ2blGugTA
via Huffington Post
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