The Phanatic helped Fafa Picault prepare for his soccer match against NYCFC at Yankee Stadium
The Philadelphia Union have a road match coming up on Saturday afternoon against NYCFC, and they face a slight obstacle. They play their home games at Talen Energy Stadium, which was built specifically for soccer. NYCFC, however, plays at Yankee Stadium.
So, to get some ideas on how to approach playing in that kind of venue, midfielder Fafa Picault went to Citizens Bank Park and asked a local Philadelphia baseball figure for assistance -- the Phanatic.
While the Phanatic is more suited to hanging around pitchers than the pitch, it seems like he did get Picault acclimated to the turf.
Just don't take his advice and handball it. No need for another Maradona. If the NYCFC players are getting tips from Yankees fan favorite Paul O'Neill, though, Picault and company might be in trouble.