Benfica Used Drones to Dispatch Shirts to Fans in Stadium During Match

A Benfica supporter, his face painted with the team's mascot eagle, shouts during during their Portuguese league soccer match with Rio Ave Monday, April 7 2014, at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon. Benfica won 4-0. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
Armando Franca
Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterApril 8, 2014

Benfica have proven that the robots are taking over our world, piece by piece, by using drones to give out shirts to fans at their Estadio da Luz home during their match against Rio Ave on Monday.

Benfica thrashed Rio Ave 4-0 to close in on the title in Portugal.

But the action off the field (or just above it), produced a remarkable picture:

Acção publicitária da @moche, em que «drones» largaram camisolas do Benfica nas bancadas da Luz [via @MGiakoumakis]

Benfica Stuff (@Benficastuff) April 7, 2014

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