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Eagles Superfan Has Special Plans For Playoffs

Phil Cooper is featured on the Eagles 2010 yearbook

Phil Cooper is featured on the Eagles 2010 yearbook

Paul Kurtz Paul Kurtz
Paul Kurtz is a Philadelphia native who has been working as a reporter...
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Sunday’s Eagles-Packers playoff game will be a very special day for an Eagles fan who became famous this season.

In a matter of months, Phil Cooper, 48, went from a face in the crowd to local celebrity. To celebrate the year of the fans, the Eagles named the exterminator from South Jersey their number one fan and placed his face-painted image on the cover of the yearbook, tickets, and schedule. On Sunday he’ll add a little playoff pizzaz to his normal ritual which begins with face painting at around eight in the morning.

“It’ll take somewhere around an hour and a half. We’ll go down to the lots, start our tailgating around 9:30-10 oh clock and then work our way into the stadium somewhere around 3:30 then take over the section and bring home a victory and send the Pack packing back to Green Bay.”

He’s been a season ticket holder for 18 years and the leader of section 118 since the Linc opened.

Reported by Paul Kurtz, KYW Newsradio

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