A diehard Miami Dolphins fan died final week in a bike crash.
Eric Carmona, who helped coin the phrase “TuAnon” in protection of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, was 30 years previous when he died in California.
Carmona’s associates created a GoFundMe web page as a way to assist his household, and members of his favourite staff caught wind of the web fundraiser.
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Tagovailoa donated $10,000 to the web page, whereas extensive receiver Tyreek Hill added one other $7,000.
Linebacker Andrew van Ginkel and CEO Tom Garfinkel every chipped in an additional $1,000.
“Thank you to [Hill] for donating $7000 to Eric. With this, we are now approaching our goal,” a TuAnon Twitter account tweeted on Monday.
“We family fins know that,” Hill replied.
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At the time of publishing, the GoFundMe raised over $66,000 – its aim is $75,000. Tagovailoa’s donation is the most important to date.
“Eric Carmona, also known as FinsVicious, was a proud Navy veteran, and a die hard Miami Dolphins and Tua fan,” the GoFundMe reads.
Carmona’s id remained unknown till his dying – he would typically put up movies of himself in a masks and utilizing a voice modulator and have become a fixture on Dolphins social media.
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Carmona is survived by his spouse and 4 youngsters.