Fremantle skipper Nat Fyfe won his second Brownlow Medal last night, polling a total of 33 votes over 23 rounds to snatch the coveted award (for the AFL’s all around best and fairest) from Geelong’s Patrick Dangerfield (27 votes), Carlton co-captain Patrick Cripps (26 votes) and Brisbane Lions gun Lachie Neale (26 votes).
But more importantly, away from the football accolades, Nat won something else: everyone’s hearts.
Looking lovely in a suit and scarf combo with his girlfriend Eleanor Bradshaw on his arm, every time the Freo midfielder appeared on screen, Twitter squealed.
I need to see an up close full length shot of Nat Fyfe's suit. It looks beautiful. Is he wearing a scarf?— Frith ???? (@gameof4quarters) September 23, 2019
But some were upset about Eleanor’s presence.
Matt Nicholls tweeted several Nat-related sentiments, but this one was on the money.
Dear Channel 7,— Matt Nicholls (@mattnicholls29) September 23, 2019
Please provide more Nat Fyfe content.
Others were excited about the throwback pic to Nat’s win in 2015, in which he took phone calls with no top on.
Nat Fyfe better recreate my favourite post-Brownlow photo ever I swear to god why else does he think we give him the medal pic.twitter.com/G5fEIWXN60— ℭ???????????????????????????? (@courtwhip) September 23, 2019
Thanks afl for blessing us with that photo of Nat Fyfe when he won it the other year and was captured topless. Dayuuuuummmm boy ????????— courtney ♡ (@courtneyyyraex) September 23, 2019
Other viewers just couldn’t handle any of it, especially his eloquent winner’s speech.
Others were threatened by Nat.
Distribution of wealth is every citizen either getting two Brownlows or one Imo. Capitalism is Nat Fyfe stealing my girlfriend.— Joe Cordy (@JoeCordy23) September 23, 2019
In this essay I will
Matt Nicholls coming up with the goods again:
Me when Nat Fyfe wins his second Brownlow pic.twitter.com/v9YpZCBqGr— Matt Nicholls (@mattnicholls29) September 23, 2019
Some people stuck to the point: the guy is hot.
Taylor Harris and Nat Fyfe standing next to each other on stage isn't fair to anyone. They're almost as hot as Eddie's goal is, and that goal is SMOKING. #Brownlow— Patch ⚪????⚫ (@PatchToTheMax) September 23, 2019
This girl summed it up:
Nat Fyfe is prettier than me lmaoo— scott pendlebury fan account (@souhairel_) September 23, 2019
And this tweet is from over a week ago, but tbh it’s just always going to be relevant.
ALSO i love nat fyfe and teevee snacks— Tasha Alderson (@cheekytasha77) September 18, 2019
SAME, TASHA. SAME.
Congrats to Nat Fyfe on his big Brownlow win, but also to his beautiful face.