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The hat man in action. © AP

We know a World Cup final can get very exciting. So much so that it goes to some people's heads.

Indeed, a man ran on to the pitch minutes before the start of the World Cup final and came very close to grabbing the trophy exhibited on the pitch. In fact, all he wanted to do was put a hat on it... maybe it was cold?

Several security men and stewards managed to wrestle him to the ground before he was able to touch the trophy. And, of course, he'll be watching the final from behind bars - at least for the night.

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