MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota Vikings fan whose loyalty put him in the hospital now has a special invite from the team.

Dave Moschel (credit: CBS)

Dave Moschel (credit: CBS)

Dave Moschel, who lives in Stoughton, Wisconsin, suffered seven stab and slash wounds when he tried to stop a vandal from cutting up an inflatable Viking in his yard Sunday night.

Jacob Justice (credit: Dane County Sheriff's Office)

Jacob Justice (credit: Dane County Sheriff’s Office)

The Dane County Sheriff’s Department says 21-year-old Jacob Justice was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment and criminal damage to property. He has not been formally charged.

The team invited Moschel Tuesday to a practice, and to the Nov. 20 game against the Arizona Cardinals.