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Jimmy Jump Tries to Grab World Cup Trophy Before Final
Jimmy Jump Tries to Grab World Cup Trophy Before Final
7/11/2010 3:55 PM ET By FanHouse Staff
Jimmy Jump, a man notorious for his pitch invasions of several major sporting events
over the years, struck again moments prior to the 2010 World Cup Final between
Spain and the Netherlands.
The man's real name is Jaume Marquet Cot. He has already crashed notable events
such as the Euro 2004 final, the 2007 Champions League final, and the 2008 French
Open men's final, when he jumped the fence during the second set and danced
around like a looney in front of Roger Federer donning an FC Barcelona flag.
During Sunday's World Cup final, Jimmy jumped onto the field wearing a red hat and
a T-shirt reading 'Jimmy Jump Against Racism.' He tried to grab the World Cup
trophy, moments before the Spain and Netherlands players were due to walk out at
Soccer City for the tournament's final match.
The crazed fan ran in from a corner of the stadium and raced across the field toward
the halfway line, where the trophy had been placed on a pedestal for the players to
eventually parade past.
He was immediately tackled just before he could get his hands on the trophy and was
carried away by seven security guards, taken up the tunnel and past the waiting
players.
Jimmy Jump traying to grab the trophy
Source: http://soccer.fanhouse.com/2010/07/11/jimmy-jump-tries-to-grab-world-cup-trophy/
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