FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Fort Wayne music followers would possibly acknowledge Christian Delzoppo from the band “Former Vandal.”
The Fort Wayne drummer can be an avid soccer fan. His staff? The Cleveland Browns. The Browns have had a lower than admirable report. The stadium the place they play has been nicknamed the “Manufacturing facility of Unhappiness.” We met up with Delzoppo and his buddy Bryce Moodie contained in the Gypsy Vault. It is a tattoo parlor tucked away inside an outdated maintain historic home downtown.
His love for the Cleveland Browns was handed down from the technology earlier than. “Simply listening to my dad discuss how dangerous the Browns have been horrible his whole life, I used to be simply bought. He nonetheless cherished them. He knew they have been horrible, however I assumed that is one thing I would wish to be part of that is real and actual,” he says.
He says he stays fairly relaxed throughout most seasons as a result of he retains his expectations low, however this season was completely different.
The Browns not solely made it to the playoffs, however additionally they beat the Steelers. That is when Moddie made a suggestion.
He satisfied Delzoppo to get a Cleveland Browns Tremendous Bowl Champions tattoo. “He appeared fairly open to the thought,” Moodie says. Delzoppo was on this chair the subsequent morning. His optimism is now in ink within the type of a Cleveland Browns: Tremendous Bowl Champions tattoo.
The issue? The Browns misplaced the very subsequent recreation. Delzoppo would not have any regrets. “Remorse has at all times type of bored me,” he says. “You simply obtained to lean into no matter you do.”