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Angry San Diego Chargers Fan Eggs Team Office (Video)

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A San Diego Chargers fan egged the team's office on Jan. 11 after hearing reports the team will likely move to Los Angeles (video below).

Dan Wellington proudly tossed eggs at the office doors, and told NBC's "Early Today" show: "As a lifelong Chargers fan, it’s like a total kick in the stomach."

Wellington also posted a video of himself egging the Chargers' building.

KSWB reporter Kelly Biele tweeted: "Eggs thrown at Chargers Park. Fans very upset at reports of [Chargers] moving to LA. Police on scene."

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Unidentified sources told ESPN the Chargers informed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and other team owners of the planned move to Los Angeles. The Chargers announced later on Jan. 12 the team will move to Los Angeles for the 2017 season, The Associated Press reported.

Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos has reportedly been trying to find a new stadium for the team for the past 16 years in San Diego, and sources said Spanos wanted to make the move to Los Angeles now as the Los Angeles Rams, which moved back to the city in 2016, are establishing their fan base.

Chargers legendary quarterback Dan Fouts expressed his shock: "At first, I hoped it was fake news. It's something that is unfathomable, but it is reality."

Current players seemed more open to the move.

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Wide receiver Keenan Allen told ESPN: "It's different to hear the Los Angeles Chargers, but it should be dope."

"More than anything, I'm shocked," defensive end Corey Liuget said. "I didn't think it was going to happen. I thought we were going to stay in San Diego ... I thought something would've got done and worked out ... So I guess L.A. is our new home then."

Rams owner Stan Kroenke is planning to build a $2.66 billion stadium in Inglewood, a suburb of Los Angeles, which the Chargers will likely share.

Until the new stadium is finished in 2019, the Chargers will play at the StubHub Center in Carson, which is home to the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer reportedly tried to keep the Chargers in his city with a stadium that would have cost an estimated $1.2 billion, of which taxpayers would have had to chip in a possible $375 million.

Sources: Early Today via YouTube, ESPN, Kelly Biele/Twitter, AP via Fox Sports / Photo credit: Early Today via YouTube

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