Cat Invades Pitch, Delays Match in FC Barcelona's La Liga Opener vs. Elche

John Greely@johnwgreelyB/R UK StaffAugust 24, 2014

BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 24:  A cat invades the pitch at the start of the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Elche FC at Camp Nou stadium on August 24, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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FC Barcelona's La Liga opener vs. Elche was delayed on Sunday, as a black cat paraded about the pitch. 

It took the better part of two minutes before the stewards could direct the cat off the pitch and into the tunnel.

Black cats are considered a good omen for an upcoming season, right? 

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