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VIDEO: Duck herded off pitch by stewards during Real Salt Lake 6-2 LA Galaxy

Bird appeared as home side prepared to take a corner.

Duck on pitch at Rio Tinto Stadium during Real Salt Lake 6-2 LA Galaxy
(Image: Twitter/MLS)

We hear he's dangerous on the counteraquack. #RSLvLA https://t.co/ZCKbaAVUB3

— Major League Soccer (@MLS) September 2, 2018

A duck invaded the pitch as Real Salt Lake won big against Zlatan Ibrahimović’s LA Galaxy at the Rio Tinto Stadium in Utah on Sunday.

With the scores level at 1-1 late in the first-half, the bird suddenly appeared as the home side prepared to take a corner.

The match was paused for almost five minutes while the duck gave four stewards and one of the Salt Lake players the runaround.

RSL ain’t nothin to duck with. pic.twitter.com/eeU2YLYedO

— Real Salt Lake (@RealSaltLake) September 2, 2018

It evaded capture but was eventually directed off the field of play by the stadium officials.

More footage and even a highlights reel was provided during coverage of the MLS clash:

🦆 🦆 🦆 pic.twitter.com/N9e2pU4wFj

— Real Salt Lake (@realsaltlake) September 2, 2018

What the duck? pic.twitter.com/hNrQDVfiPw

— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) September 2, 2018

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