Monday, March 11, 2013

Furry field invasion disrupts Swiss soccer match


Zurich defender Loris Benito grabbed the marten while it was on the pitch, and he received a bite on his finger for his troubles.

updated 6:14 p.m. ET March 10, 2013

THUN, Switzerland - A field invasion by a sharp-toothed, weasel-like creature has created havoc at a soccer match in Switzerland.

The furry creature, a marten, dashed onto the field a few minutes into the top division match between Thun and FC Zurich on Sunday and evaded efforts by players and match officials to catch it. Play briefly resumed when the animal ran into the stands, but the marten reappeared shortly afterward.

Zurich defender Loris Benito dived and grabbed the marten - receiving a bitten finger for his troubles as he tried to carry it off the field. His team's goalkeeper, Davide Da Costa, then managed to put an end to the creature's caper and bundle it off the field.

Zurich won the match 4-0.

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