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A pitch invader is usually no laughing matter, but a security guard in Genoa had a smile on his face as he escorted an intruder off the field.
A young woman ran onto the pitch at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris during Sampdoria's heavy home defeat to Napoli on Sunday wearing just a bikini.
Twitter went crazy as the pictures spread.
#FOTO Muy a favor de que hinchas como ella invadan la cancha. Ocurrió hoy en el Sampdoria-Napoli: pic.twitter.com/JtNy6dWQZ2
— Juez Central (@Juezcentral) May 11, 2014
Steward takes on streaker in Napoli game http://t.co/E3WDr2sev2 Or is it Rafa Benitez? pic.twitter.com/MZRIgNHnUv
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) May 11, 2014
It remains to be seen whether she becomes as famous in Italy as Erika Roe did in the UK when she famously ran across Twickenham topless during an England-Australia rugby match in 1982.