During today's French Open - at which rockstar tennis player Roger Federer beat Robin Soderling to match Pete Sampras legendary record of 14 Grand Slam titles - Federer was assaulted by a deranged, hat-obsessed fan.
The guy who ran on the court was wearing a Barcelona flag with an outfit to match. It appears he was trying to get Federer to wear a Barcelona hat, the sartorial impact of which has yet to be analyzed by our crack team of weekend fashion experts, but the political implication being that he wanted Federer's endorsement of Barcelona, presumably, where the assailant hailed from. Personally, I would've gone for something like this, but to each their own.
Really, though: AJ's got the goods on the guy at Deadspin - as it turns out, he's done this kind of ridiculous shit before, something about a good cause or something. Europeans! They're funny.
Federer's fine, by the way. As you can see, they tackled the guy and probably messed up his face. Fans running onto courts during sporting events: not cool, even if they are well-intentioned, be it for charity, fan advocacy, nationalism, or fashion advocacy. Also, we don't think the Red Hat Ladies would approve. Shame.