Man United protester goes viral after falling off net at Old Trafford

  • Rob Swan
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Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon was thrown into doubt after protesters broke into Old Trafford.

United fans organised a pre-match meet-up outside Old Trafford to protest against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club.

Supporters want the Americans to sell following last month’s attempt to join a controversial European Super League.

However, a large group of fans managed to force their way into the stadium and onto the pitch.

In what quickly developed into a security nightmare for staff inside Old Trafford, the fans who broke into the ground where eventually ordered to leave.

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At the time of writing, it’s unclear when the game will go ahead. The original kick-off time of 16:30 (BST) has been delayed.

One of the protesters ended up going viral on social media after he was caught on camera falling off the top of one of the goal nets.

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The lad in question somehow got onto the roof of the net but was brought crashing back down to earth when a ball was kicked into the back of it.

Watch the footage here…

You have to laugh.

Hopefully he was alright.

Let’s check out some of the reaction to the footage…

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There’s speculation that United and Liverpool will still go head-to-head, albeit later on Sunday.

If the Red Devils fail to beat their fierce rivals, Manchester City will be crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions.

(Credit: The Football Terrace)

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