A Streaker Tried To Steal Germany's World Cup Glory And Failed

One billion people watched the climax of Brazil 2014 on TV. They missed one crucial moment.

Posted on

The live broadcast cut away...

#WorldCup Hold up in play for a pitch invader. TV cameras will not show him instead going to a brilliant night time shot of Rio.

Cindy Poluta@CindyPoluta

#WorldCup Hold up in play for a pitch invader. TV cameras will not show him instead going to a brilliant night time shot of Rio.

6:42 AM - 14 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

...but basketball star LeBron James caught the action.

instagram.com

LeBron seemed pretty impressed: "Hahaha!! We're going streaking! Everyone's doing it. Man that was hilarious. #WorldCupFinal #Brazil"

The pitch invader is Russian comedian/joker Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, who has six million YouTube subscribers.

See you guys tomorrow on Tv Germany vs Argentina

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy@Vitalyzdtv

See you guys tomorrow on Tv 😉 Germany vs Argentina

9:19 AM - 13 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

He had heavily trailed his appearance on Twitter.

And seems pretty pleased with the result.

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy@Vitalyzdtv

Finally famous 😂😂😂

9:43 AM - 14 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Other football fans less so...

Not sure how being a pitch invader at a World Cup Final is funny. Waste of a ticket. Idiot.

.@WorldWideFooty_

Not sure how being a pitch invader at a World Cup Final is funny. Waste of a ticket. Idiot.

7:10 AM - 14 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Attempted gatecrash of biggest television event in history = FAIL.

hahahahahaha the World Cup production team making sure that the pitch invader gets no time on camera, nice #GERvARG

Bowyay@theantibyon

hahahahahaha the World Cup production team making sure that the pitch invader gets no time on camera, nice #GERvARG

6:42 AM - 14 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite