The Washington Nationals lost a tough game to the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, allowing their division rivals to take three out of four games against them and tighten the gap between second and third place in the NL East. Jayson Werth seemed like he was in no mood to answer questions after the game, but he did his best to be polite. That is, until someone touched the beard.
Werth’s beard has been featured on cupcakes and worshipped by MLB analysts during the playoffs, so it has kind of become a sacred symbol for Nats fans over the past few seasons. When a reporter touched it with a microphone on Thursday, he snapped and abruptly ended his interview. Check out the video: