— Tim Strader (@Tim_Strader) July 5, 2019
There was a pitch invader at Colorado Rapids when their MLS game with New England Revolution was interrupted by a thunderstorm.
Play at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park was stopped while rain poured down and lightning strikes appeared dangerously close to the ground.
— Cathy Lynch (@CLLynch12) July 5, 2019
One fan made the most of the game’s pause by running onto the pitch and leading the stewards on a chase in the inclement weather.
Several security staff were forced to follow the supporter as the crowd cheered him on.
— Willg42408! (@Willg64103228) July 5, 2019
A further dampener on Colorado’s Independence Day celebrations, New England won the game 2-1.
The hosts also found themselves reduced to ten men in added time.