Video: Policeman takes down pitch invader with a two-footed tackle

14:01 29 November 2012

A pitch invader is tackled to the ground by a police officer. Photo: Gareth Copley, PA

A pitch invader is tackled to the ground by a police officer. Photo: Gareth Copley, PA

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When a pitch invader charged onto the pitch in an Israeli league match between Beitar Jerusalem and Maccabi Haifa, one policeman decided to take matters into his own hands… or feet?!

A red card offence, surely officer?!

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