SAN DIEGO - One Chargers “super fan” says he’s ready for this Sunday’s game and his Bolts pride is all over his house.
Arturo Ruiz lives on Irving Avenue in Barrio Logan, but a sign on his house says “Chargers Drive.”
His house is painted blue and gold with the number 55 on front for his idol, Junior Seau. His love of the team is everywhere from his lunch pail to his mail box and even his truck.
He even has a Chargers logo tattooed on his leg.
“Chargers are my hobby. I don’t smoke. I don’t drink, but when it’s Charger time...it’s my hobby. It’s everything for me,” Ruiz said.
His truck that he calls the “Charger Mobile” even shows its Bolt pride. It is painted yellow and everything inside—from the seats to the steering wheel--is custom made.
“That’s why they call me the crazy Chargers fan,” Ruiz said.
His love of football started as a teenager and has only grown since then. But even some of his family members thought he should slow down with all of the Chargers’ purchases.
“It got to the point that my wife told me, 'You know what? You better stop buying stuff for the Chargers.' Because I got too much stuff,” Ruiz said.
It goes beyond the typical jerseys and Chargers hats. Ruiz says he has everything from a Chargers hammer to a Tapatio bottle with the logo on it.
It’s a hobby he’s not likely to stop.
“I’m too crazy, I’m too crazy!” Ruiz laughed.
He believes this is the year the Chargers will go all the way.
10News asked a neighbor passing by if the Chargers decorations were a bit too much? The neighbor shook his head no and said “He’s my neighbor. I love him.”