In 1993, a 41-year-old German cycling enthusiast showed up at the Tour de France dressed in red tights, black cape, horned cap, and holding a trident. And with that, the legend of Didi "The Devil" Senft — or "El Diablo" — was born. Twenty-five years later, the tour's most famous fan is still going strong, continuing to add to the lore of Le Tour with his infectious energy, colorful costume, and eccentric personality. As the 2018 Tour de France nears its end, FOTO shares the best shots from more than two decades' worth of Senft's super-fandom.Michael Steele/Getty Images GREETING PARTY JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images STAKE OUT MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images JOY RIDE
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