Steward attempts to tackle pitch invader during Manchester United's Champions League tie, it goes terribly wrong

The travelling fans revelled in the calamity and Luke Shaw couldn't stop from laughing

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Wayne Rooney's first-half goal during the Champions League play-off with Club Brugge went a long way to killing off the tie - but there was still an unlikely source keeping the fans entertained in Belgium.

After the goal at the Jan Breydel Stadium, a pitch invader interrupted proceedings.

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It triggered a steward to head onto the field to carry out his job and tackle the invader, but ended up with the orange-jacketed safety worker becoming a laughing stock.

In his pursuit of the young lad who was happily waving at the fans, the steward slipped on the wet grass.

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw couldn't stop himself laughing, whilst the travelling support chanted: "Are you [Steven] Gerrard in disguise?"

 

 

Manchester United were leading 1-0 at half-time - 4-1 on aggregate.

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