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Thursday 28 August 2014

Grasshopper hitches a ride on Colombian strikers arm

Published 05/07/2014 | 09:48

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Look closely and you will see the intruder
The insect spent a few minutes attached to the Colombian
Partners in crime

Colombian striker James Rodriguez had a huge green insect attached to his arm as a he took a penalty last night.

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Rodriguez is the top scorer in the competition and was stepping up to take a penalty for Colombia during their 2-1 defeat to Brazil last night completely unaware that a grasshopper was hitching a ride on his arm.

The grasshopper went viral, with various pictures, vines and meme’s created and shared around the world.

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