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Sport Shirtless pitch invader with a mohawk is wrestled off the field by six security guards during Origin clash at the MCG

02:32  07 june  2018
02:32  07 june  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

MCG expected to be HALF-EMPTY during the State of Origin footy clash with only 20,000 tickets sold – despite the stadium being able to hold 100,000 fans

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Shirtless pitch invader with a mohawk is wrestled off the field by six security guards during Origin clash at the MCG . The man was shirtless and had a mohawk when he attempted to get on the field . The invader was one of about 100,000 people who attended NRL 2018 match.

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While close to 100,000 people got into the State of Origin spirit, other footy fans took their excitement too far at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

A shirtless pitch invader with a fierce mohawk appeared to be wrestled to the ground by at least six security guards during the NRL game. 

Wearing denim jeans and a bare chest on the frosty Melbourne night, the rogue fan appeared unphased by the heavy security restraint.

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A shirtless pitch invader with a fierce mohawk appeared to be wrestled to the ground by at least six security guards during the NRL game. Wearing denim jeans and a bare chest on the frosty Melbourne night, the rogue fan appeared unphased by the heavy security restraint.

Shirtless pitch invader with a mohawk is wrestled off the field by six security guards during Origin clash at the MCG . Wearing denim jeans and a bare chest on the frosty Melbourne night, the rogue fan appeared unphased by the heavy security restraint.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: A shirtless pitch invader with a fierce mohawk (pictured) appeared to be wrestled to the ground by at least six security guards during the State of Origin game © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A shirtless pitch invader with a fierce mohawk (pictured) appeared to be wrestled to the ground by at least six security guards during the State of Origin game

About three security guards were seen holding the man's arms while another security officer was grabbing on to the front of the jean waistband. 

The Origin invader appeared to have been caught near the sidelines before he was able to make a large impact on the game.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: The invader was one of hundreds-of-thousands who braced the winter chill to watch New South Wales battled it out against Queensland Wednesday evening © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The invader was one of hundreds-of-thousands who braced the winter chill to watch New South Wales battled it out against Queensland Wednesday evening Thousands of other eager footy fans appeared to be in good spirits with many decked out in the state's colours. 

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Pitch Invaders is an over-the-top football game where you play against other players online, or challenge your friends to a match.

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Victoria Police would not confirm if any arrests were made at the football stadium.

The invader was one of the hundreds-of-thousands who braced the winter chill to watch New South Wales battled it out against Queensland Wednesday evening.

In Game 1 for 2018, the Blues defeated the Maroons in a 22-12 victory.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: A crowd of more than 100,000 people appeared to get into the State of Origin spirit (pictured) © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A crowd of more than 100,000 people appeared to get into the State of Origin spirit (pictured)


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