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Watch: Parachutist makes emergency landing in middle of football game

The Olimpia Elbląg reserve team and PISA Primavera Barczewo were halfway through their fifth-tier match on June 6 when the bizarre incident took place.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 13, 2021 1:45:16 pm
Parachutist lands on football pitch, Poland , Parachutist invades football match, Skydiver interrupts Polish football match, Viral video, Trending news, Indian Express newsThe referee shows a yellow card after a parachutist landed on a football pitch amid an ongoing game in Elblag, Poland, June 6, 2021. (Picture credit: Reuters)

In a bizarre incident, a parachutist made an emergency landing in the middle of a football pitch during a match in Poland.

GoPro footage, which is now going viral on social media, shows the parachutist flying across the pitch before landing on the halfway line. The Olimpia Elbląg reserve team and PISA Primavera Barczewo were halfway through their fifth-tier match on June 6 when the incident took place.

Footage shows the players scurrying out of the way as the airborne invader nearly crashes into one of the players. The terrifying incident took a hilarious turn when the referee gave a yellow card to the parachutist.

Watch the video here:

The video also shows the man managing to hold his ground despite landing at high speed and waiting for help. A man then helps him get his chute together before they walk off the pitch.

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