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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Rugby player Bryan Habana tackled by fan

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Bryan Habana a rugby player for the South Africa national rugby union team the Blue Bulls, was tackled by a fan who tried to grab the Webb Ellis Cup from Habana while he was accepting the award at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

"[The fan] came like a bullet, flying through a crowd of people that were behind Bryan. Bryan luckily saw him and kept the trophy tight," said Rayaan Adriaanse, a spokesman for South African Rugby who said that he was the only "individual intent on spoiling the enjoyment of a lot of people."

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