Two astronauts drop in to watch the Italy Holland game
The Amsterdam Arena saw two of its most unusual supporters to ever set foot inside the stadium when Holland hosted Italy last night.
By Declan Whooley
An experimental Dutch side looked to be condemning the Italians to a sixth straight friendly defeat, but an injury time goal from Marco Veratti salvaged an unlikely draw for Cesare Prandelli’s team.
And if you thought Mario Balotelli was the biggest space cadet in the stadium, you thought wrong. Two men dressed in spacesuits gladly took their seats in the crowd and the extra padding was nearly called for when Balotelli lashed the ball in frustration shortly before being substituted in the second half.
Pic credit: Who Ate All The Pies
They were part of a Lynx marketing ploy and caught the attention of viewers, which is just what the brand had hoped for.
Here are our three favourite space men all in one clip.