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Man parachutes onto pitch during Sassuolo 3-4 Inter Milan in Serie A
(Image: Twitter/Francesco Benvenuti)

VIDEO: Man parachutes onto pitch during Sassusolo vs Inter

Unorthodox halt to proceedings.

My friend is at the stadium and just sent me this. @Inter_en was taking a penalty when this happened ๐Ÿ˜†#SassuoloInter #SASINT pic.twitter.com/uI0d4FMnwk

— Simone Bocedi (@bocedi) October 20, 2019

Play was held up during Sunday’s Serie A clash between Sassuolo and Inter Milan when a man parachuted onto the pitch.

Romelu Lukaku was waiting to take a penalty for Antonio Conte’s Inter side when the incident occurred at the Stadio Cittร  del Tricolore.

L'eroe con il paracadute al Mapei Stadium ๐Ÿ˜‚#SassuoloInter #paracadute pic.twitter.com/gs1OlPLHxw

— Francesco Benvenuti (@francis_welcome) October 20, 2019

The unorthodox pitch invasion was dealt with by stewards, who escorted the intruder from the field of play so Lukaku could take his penalty just before half time.

He scored it, his second of the match in a game that Inter won 4-3.