Pitch Invader in Tears After Jumping Barricade to Celebrate Osimhen's Goal Against Lesotho

Pitch Invader in Tears After Jumping Barricade to Celebrate Osimhen's Goal Against Lesotho

There was mild drama at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos after a pitch invader jumped a barricade in his attempt to celebrate Super Eagles' first goal against Lesotho.

Nigeria took the lead in the 23rd minute of the dead-rubber game when striker Victor Osimhen beat the Crocodiles' defense to flick home the opener.

And as Nigerian team celebrated at the far corner, a pitch-invader beat the number of security personnel and raced unto the pitch to celebrate the goal.

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Jumping the barrier as high as 30ft and landed on the wrong side, he fell, but managed to go unto the pitch before prostrating for Napoli striker Osimhen.

Pitch Invader in Tears After Jumping Barrier to Celebrate Osimhen's Goal vs Lesotho
Pitch Invader in tears following injury to his back. Photo: Babajide Orevba
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In a swift, security officers accosted the pitch-invader who now seem to be racked with pains.

His son who was helpless on the stands cried his eyes out watching as his father was being taken away.

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The man then returned into the stands about 20 minutes later, but was in agony.

"He already broke his back," a fan seated next to him said. "How can he jump what is as high as this?" He needs to be taken to the hospital," the fan added.

Source: Legit

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