Why do Viking fans say Skol?

It is the team’s Viking war chant and comes from the Swedish, Danish and Noreigian word “Skål.” A Skål was a bowl that was often filled with beer and shared among friends so the word became a way of saying “Cheers!”

What are Vikings fans saying?

When the Vikings moved into U.S. Bank Stadium in 2016, they started a new tradition at home games, called the “Skol Chant.” At various points during the game, Viking fans raise their hands and clap to the beat of a drum before yelling, “Skol!” It was borrowed from the “Viking war chant” made famous by supporters of the …

Who is number 19 on the Vikings?

Adam Thielen

No. 19 – Minnesota Vikings
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: August 22, 1990 Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Who is number 18 on the Vikings?

Justin Jefferson

No. 18 – Minnesota Vikings
College: LSU (2017–2019)
NFL Draft: 2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22
Career history
Minnesota Vikings (2020–present)

Where is Anthony Barr going?

NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo explains why linebacker Anthony Barr will remain with Minnesota Vikings, not join New York Jets.

What team is Anthony Barr on?

Minnesota Vikings
Anthony Barr (American football)

Personal information
Position: Outside linebacker
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Career history
Minnesota Vikings (2014–2021)

Does Skol mean skull?

Anyway, at the end of the battle, Viking warriors would decapitate the king or leader of the tribe/army they had just vanquished and that night would drink from his skull–spelled skoll–as a sign of respect for the fallen opponent.