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Spectator tries to touch Cup trophy

Updated: July 11, 2010, 3:37 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- A spectator ran onto the field and tried to grab the World Cup trophy Sunday, moments before the Spain and Netherlands players were due to walk out at Soccer City for the tournament's final match.

A man ran in from a corner of the stadium and raced across the field toward the halfway line, where the trophy had been placed on a pedestal for the players to parade past.

The man was tackled just before he could get his hands on the trophy and was carried away by seven security ...

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