World Football: The 10 Strangest Scenes from the Last 50 Years

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World Football: The 10 Strangest Scenes from the Last 50 Years
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After Eden Hazard took a dislike to a Swansea ball boy's time-wasting effort in the Capital One Cup semifinal on Wednesday, you may think that chain of events was the strangest on a football pitch in recent years. However here are 10 which undoubtedly beat Hazard's toe poke at a 17-year-old Welsh lad.

From animal invasions to Sheikh interference to Mario Balotelli. The saying "football is a funny old game" has never rung more true than in these next few slides.

By all means not an exhaustive list, here are my top strangest scenes on a football pitch in the last 50 years. If you know of any others, let it be known below!

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