Members of 'Pussy Riot' punk rock band invading the FIFA pitch
Members of 'Pussy Riot' punk rock band invading the FIFA pitch

Pitch invasion pauses FIFA World Cup final

ANI | Updated: Jul 15, 2018 22:53 IST

Moscow, [Russia] July 15 (ANI): In the 52nd minute of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia, four people invaded the pitch, due to which the match had to be temporarily halted.
Germany's DW News posted pictures of the invasion in their official Twitter handle, in which they mentioned that Pussy Riot, a Russian feminist punk rock band, suddenly invaded the field.
"Pussy Riot, a protest punk rock band, have claimed responsibility for the four people running onto the field during the #WorldCupFinal2018. #FRACRO"



The members of the band reportedly invaded the pitch as a mark of protest.
France were 2-1 when the invasion took place.
The game resumed shortly, and France took a 3-1 lead thanks to Paul Pogba's stroke. (ANI)

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