Moment eco-protester is tackled by stewards

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Moment eco-protester is tackled by stewards and booed by crowd as he is dragged off goal post as Lionesses take on Spain

  • Footage shows football fans cheering as security tackles a climate protester
  • The Lionesses of England took a 2-1 win over Spain in extra time in Brighton
  • Stewards dragged the protester off the field to allow the game to continue

Footage shows football fans cheering as security tackle a climate change protester who interrupted England’s women’s quarter-final football match.

The crowd in Brighton, where the lionesses of England seized a 2-1 win over Spain in extra time, the protester is booed as he is taken away.

The eco-protester was filmed standing near the goal post in a white top and black shorts, interrupting a free kick as stewards dressed in high-visibility vests began running toward him.

Security soon drags the climate protester off the field to allow the game to continue.

The crowd in Brighton, where England’s lionesses took a 2-1 win over Spain in extra time, are booed as the eco-protester is taken away

The eco-protester is filmed standing by the goal post in a white top and black shorts, interrupting a free kick when servants dressed in hi-vis vests begin running at him

The eco-protester is filmed standing by the goal post in a white top and black shorts, interrupting a free kick when servants dressed in hi-vis vests begin running at him

Stewards will soon be dragging the climate protester off the field to keep the game going

Stewards will soon be dragging the climate protester off the field to keep the game going

England conceded a goal in the first half, while Esther Gonzalez gave Spain the lead.

But the home team then brought in Ella Toone, who equalized for England some twenty minutes later.

The quarter-finals went into extra time just as England took the lead with a goal from Georgia Stanway.

England now face Sweden or Belgium in the semi-finals on July 26.

Climate protesters have held up competitions across the country in recent years.

On March 17, a young environmental protester locked himself on a goalpost to disrupt the Premier League game between Everton and Newcastle.

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