Fan runs on field during Argentina-Netherlands at World Cup

A fan ran onto the field in the 75th minute of Argentina’s World Cup quarterfinal match against the Netherlands

ByThe Associated Press
December 9, 2022, 4:11 PM
A pitch invader is tackled by security during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
A pitch invader is tackled by security during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Associated Press

LUSAIL, Qatar -- A fan ran onto the field in the 75th minute of Argentina's World Cup quarterfinal match against the Netherlands on Friday, just after Lionel Messi converted a penalty kick for a 2-0 lead.

The spectator wore a light blue shirt that he started to take off when he was tackled by security.

The game resumed after a short break.

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