GIF: Footballer Chases a Squirrel, Looks More Like Benny Hill Sketch

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GIF: Footballer Chases a Squirrel, Looks More Like Benny Hill Sketch
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QPR's match with Leicester City was delayed for a full five minutes because a squirrel had invaded the pitch.

Foxes striker David Nugent tackled the problem head on, chasing the squirrel off the pitch before play resumed.

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In the context of the unusual delay in English football's second tier, Nugent's actions were critical. In isolation, as you can see in this GIF, it looked a bit more like a Benny Hill sketch.

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