Young streaker takes selfie with Ronaldo, briefly evades security at Euro 2024 (Video)

Young streaker takes selfie with Ronaldo, Portugal vs. Turkey, 6/22/2024

A young streaker ran onto the pitch and took a selfie with Portugal soccer legend Ronaldo, then briefly evaded security during Saturday's UEFA European Championship match against Turkey.

It happened in the 70th minute as Portugal had the match well in hand with a 3-0 lead. Ronaldo put his hand on the boy's shoulder and leaned down so that he could fit in the camera view of the fan's cell phone. As soon as the photo was taken, the boy sprinted to avoid being grabbed by a security guard. He showed some good speed in evading security before being outnumbered near the sideline and directed off the field.

According to ESPN FC, the incident was one of four stoppages of play caused by Ronaldo fans running onto the field during Saturday's match, with two more streakers appearing after the match was over.

With the 3-0 win, Portugal qualified for the Euro 2024 Round of 16. Their next group match is Thursday against Georgia.

DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does not condone fans running onto the field at sporting events. The athletes could take matters into their own hands to protect themselves, or a security guard may have a taser.


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