Characters Created by Stan Lee

Falcons’ Sanu pays on-field tribute to Stan Lee

Wide receiver wore custom cleats with a sketch of the comic book legend

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu brought the superhero to the field Sunday — with a tribute to Marvel creator Stan Lee in the form of custom cleats. 

The cleats had a sketch of Lee, who died November 12 at the age of 95, in a Spider-Man design. Spider-Man was one of Lee’s most famous creations — along with the Hulk, Iron Man, the X-Men and hundreds of other characters that have had a renaissance in the past decade as they hit the big screen.

» RELATED: Comic book legend and Marvel co-creator Stan Lee dead at 95

Lee’s face didn’t prove lucky for the Falcons, who lost to the Cowboys 22-19

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