He’s not even half his size! Steelers fan dressed in full pads as former safety Troy Polamalu sneaks past security to practice with the team and even talks to star Antonio Brown before players noticed the impostor

  • Players flagged the impostor after noticing that his outfit bared little resemblance to the team’s practice uniforms
  • The man was wearing number 43, which belonged to a retired player
  • He was escorted off the field at Saint Vincent College around 4pm Saturday

Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com

A Steelers fan dressed in full football gear managed to sneak past security to join the team on the field for Training Camp on Saturday afternoon.

Players flagged the impostor after noticing that his outfit – yellow football pants and a yellow jersey – bared little resemblance to the team’s practice uniforms.

He was also wearing number 43, which hasn’t been issued since former player Troy Polamalu’s retirement in 2015.

Before being escorted off the field at Saint Vincent College, the man participated in a few stretching drills and was seen talking to Steelers star Antonio Brown, who later joked the fan wanted to ‘check him’. 

A Steelers fan dressed in full football gear managed to sneak past security to join the team on the field for Training Camp on Saturday afternoon

A Steelers fan dressed in full football gear managed to sneak past security to join the team on the field for Training Camp on Saturday afternoon

It didn't take long for the real players to notice the impostor, after which he was escorted off the turf

It didn't take long for the real players to notice the impostor, after which he was escorted off the turf

A Steelers fan dressed in full football gear managed to sneak past security to join the team on the field for Training Camp on Saturday afternoon. It didn’t take long for the real players to notice the impostor, after which he was escorted off the turf

The intruder was wearing a yellow jersey with number 43, which hasn't been issued since former player Troy Polamalu's retirement in 2015. Polamalu is pictured above

The intruder was wearing a yellow jersey with number 43, which hasn't been issued since former player Troy Polamalu's retirement in 2015. Polamalu is pictured above

The intruder was wearing a yellow jersey with number 43, which hasn’t been issued since former player Troy Polamalu’s retirement in 2015. Polamalu is pictured above

The Steelers have not commented on the incident, and coach Mike Tomlin declined to respond to a question about it during his post-practice press conference. 

Fans are allowed to watch the team practice from behind a fence when they are on the artificial field, as they were Saturday.    

It is unclear how the man managed to sneak past security. 

The unidentified trespasser was seen talking to Steelers star Antonio Brown, who later joked the fan wanted to 'check him' (above)

The unidentified trespasser was seen talking to Steelers star Antonio Brown, who later joked the fan wanted to 'check him' (above)

The unidentified trespasser was seen talking to Steelers star Antonio Brown, who later joked the fan wanted to ‘check him’ (above)

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