Three components are fundamental to any good pitch invasion: speed, agility and an uncanny ability to make the chasing security personnel look foolish.
One young fan successfully ticked off all three prerequisites when he hopped the barriers at a France training session on Friday.
The youngster tore across the grass – inadvertently causing two suited officials to hilariously barge each other to the ground – before evading another flimsy challenge.
Eventually, the officials caught their target and sheepishly escorted him from the pitch as the crowd warmly applauded the kid’s effort.
Watch the amusing video below:
Group E winners France face Nigeria in the last-16 on Monday.
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