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Friends throw retirement party as 'Colts Super Fan' gives up his day job

Michael Hopson is giving up his day job.

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - You've probably seen the Colts Super Fan in the stands at local sporting events. He seems to often draw the attention of cameras covering the games.

You also may have unwittingly visited him during a trip to a local Kroger.

Michael Hopson is giving up his day job. A 30-year-employee of the grocery giant's Crawfordsville Road store, Hopson was the guest of honor at a retirement party on Friday.

And he wore his Super Fan "uniform" to the party.

Eyewitness News Sports Director Dave Calabro was there. Click on the media player above to see the sendoff Hopson got from customers, friends and co-workers.