Pitch invader adds to match excitement

2010-07-08 00:00

AS if last night’s semi-final between Spain and Germany wasn’t exciting enough, a pitch invader decided to add to the drama shortly after kick-off.

Bearing a red vuvuzela (a Spain fan, perhaps?), the offender was at least covered up due to slightly nippy conditions in Durban this week.

The impostor nearly made it to the Moses Mabhida centre circle, but was then man-handled in a fashion befitting the neighbouring King’s Park rugby stadium.

To the bewildered amusement of the entire stadium, including President Jacob Zuma, Queen Sofia of Spain and former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger, he was then unceremoniously dumped over the advertising boards before being whisked away to a quieter corner.

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