Football fan's Twitter stunt thwarted by stadium security

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Sunday, January 4, 2015
A Pittsburgh Steelers football helmet sits by the sideline
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PITTSBURGH, PA -- A Steelers fan who tweeted that he'd run onto Heinz Field if he got 400 retweets learned the hard way that, if you're contemplating doing something illegal, you probably should not turn to social media to discuss it.

Jake Berlin received thousands of retweets, but someone apparently also tagged the Steelers, alerting them to the potential stunt.

Security came and picked him up before he could actually run onto the field.

However, the would-be stuntman's fans were along throughout the incident as Berlin shared a selfie during his security ordeal.