8 weirdest things thrown at footballers – from pig’s head and dead fish to sex toys

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When it comes to idiots at soccer matches, it’s open season to go about chucking totally different objects on the pitch.

Luckily as we speak, supporters are extra restrained and don’t often go throwing things at gamers as a lot as they used to.

However, once they do resolve to launch projectiles, objects have ranged from the cynical to the downright weird.

Here we have a look at a number of the weirdest things to be thrown at gamers throughout recreation-time, objects that may typically make you suppose, ‘how an earth did they get that in?’.

Pig’s head

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Figo had a pig’s head thrown at him whereas taking a nook

Presumably having taken some inspiration from the Godfather boxset, Barcelona followers thought a great way of getting their anger throughout to Luis Figo was to throw pig heads at the participant.

During an El Clásico match in 2002, followers threw severed heads of swine whereas he was taking a nook at Camp Nou. The Portuguese winger left Barca for Real Madrid in 2000 for a then world-file switch [£52million] – clearly not a preferred transfer for the Catalans.


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A scalpel was just lately chucked at a Colombian participant throughout Millonarios’ encounter with Atletico Nacional.

The small blade fortunately simply hit Daniel Ruiz’s hand however it was a surprising incident nonetheless.

Dead fish

In the Germain third division, Hansa Rostock followers determined one of the best ways to get the purpose throughout could be to sling dead fish at Carl Zeiss Jena supporters.

The throwing was accompanied by the ingenious chant: “We introduced one thing for you: fish, fish, fish’. Very catchy.

“Nobody acquired damage, and that certainly wasn’t the intention in spite of everything,” the membership wrote on the Liga3 Online web site. “Let’s not get carried away regardless that throwing dead animals isn’t all that tasty.”


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Steve Bruce has endured an unlucky affiliation with cabbages

“To by no means actually be wished, to really feel that folks wished me to fail, to learn folks always saying I’d fail, that I used to be ineffective, a fats waste of area, a silly, tactically inept cabbage-head or no matter. And it was from day one.”

OK, this one is not actually a enjoying footballer.

But Steve Bruce by no means really felt welcome at Newcastle – and equally, life at Aston Villa within the Championship wasn’t too nice both. In 2018, one Villa supporter in a bountiful provide of groceries determined to present his disapproval by throwing a cabbage at the boss earlier than their 3-3 draw with Preston North End.

Sex toys

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Gary McAllister was impressed with Robbie Fowler’s tips with the dildo

In Liverpool’s UEFA Cup victory over Alaves, Gary McAllister encountered a big-dimension dildo as he was taking a nook kick.

He advised FourFourTwo: “I scored, had a hand within the winner and was given the person of the match award by certainly one of my heroes, Johan Cruyff, however what I bear in mind most about that evening was the massive sex toy that landed on the pitch!

“I used to be taking a nook within the second half, Robbie Fowler was warming up subsequent to me in entrance of our supporters, and instantly there was a thud.

“Robbie and I each appeared at it and I mentioned: ‘Is {that a}…?’ ‘Yes, Gary,’ Robbie mentioned. ‘That is a sex toy.’

“Nonchalantly, Robbie walked over to it, flicked it up together with his proper foot and volleyed it again into the group together with his left.”

Superb precision from Fowler, there.

Plastic pigs

Coventry and Charlton followers symbolised their house owners’ greed by chucking plastic pigs heads on the pitch

The plight of each Charlton Athletic and Coventry City below their respective house owners in League soccer has been one of many saddest sights in recent times and a damning indictment of the best way through which within the trendy recreation soccer golf equipment will be run down.

So it was good to see each units of followers rally collectively within the 2016-17 season, protesting by throwing plastic pigs onto the pitch.

Football has grown in some ways because the days of Figo enjoying at Real Madrid, hasn’t it?

Beach balls

Pepe Reina went for the bigger goal as Liverpool misplaced 1-0

In October 2009, Sunderland’s Darren Bent had a shot heading straight in direction of Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina. It appeared like a straightforward take. A regular save to make for the keeper. No one was anticipating the rest.

But after all, this was the peak of Barclays motion, no regular days right here. Suddenly a seaside ball coasted onto the pitch, diverting the ball straight into the keeper’s web.

It was the one purpose in as Sunderland received 1-0 at the Stadium of Light.

Marker pen

0 Gareth Bale Told F You And Has Pen Thrown At Him By Angry Real Madrid Fans
Gareth Bale advised “f*** you” and has pen thrown at him by Madrid followers

Gareth Bale acquired a wave of abuse from Real Madrid followers who shouted ‘f*** you!’ as he left the coaching floor final week.

The former Spurs winger was exiting Valdebebas when he was met by a gaggle who yelled abuse and even appeared to throw a pen at his automobile.

Bale glared at the perpetrator and then drove off. Presumably to the closest 18-gap pitch.

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