Bill Murray Celebrating the Chicago Win Will Make You Feel Better About This Crazy Year .Diehard Chicago Cubs fan (and actor) Bill Murray’s celebration after his team’s win last night is the pure, unadulterated joy you need to witness right now.
He was every Chicago Cubs fan, ever, when his team broke its 108-year drought Wednesday night by winning the World Series. Not every fan, however, gets to pop Champagne in the locker room after the game — and interview the club’s president.
“Is there anyone you want to say hello to that you haven’t thought about lately?,” Murray asked Theo Epstein amid the crush of celebration.
“Yeah, you,” Epstein said before shaking up a bottle of bubbly and blasting the actor in the face with it. “Yeah Bill!,” he shouted. “We just won the World Series!”
“Oh, it does burn,” Murray said as he tried to get the booze out of his eyes. “It’s a good burn. It’s a good burn. I guess that means I get a 20-day tryout or something like that.”
After the Cubs clinched their first title since 1908 in Game 7 last night, Murray went all out in celebration that involved trying to honk the horn of the MVP Ben Zobrist’s car parked on the field, and lots of champagne antics as a “reporter” in the clubhouse afterward. At a time of electoral uncertainty in the U.S, instability overseas and gloomy economic signs, Murray’s exuberant bliss comes as a welcome tonic.
“I knew I was going to cry, I didn’t think it was because I was blind,” Murray told the Chicago Tribune during the celebration, after taking a full face of champagne.
Check out some of his happiness journey below.
Hardly in the mood for long conversation, Murray put a face to the bliss that Cubs fan are experiencing after more than a century of waiting. We’re all better having seen it.
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