WATCH: Cup final stopped to help injured seagull off pitch

There was an injury stoppage with a difference at the FFA Cup final in Australia between Sydney FC and Melbourne City.

The referee called a halt to play to allow Sydney keeper Daniel Vukovic to lift an injured bird off the field of play.

It didn’t look good for the seagull after he took a direct hit from a ball kicked by defender Sebastian Ryall.

Ouch.

But, after some attention from the medical team on the sideline, he appears to have made a full recovery.

Melbourne City went on to win 1-0 courtesy of a Tim Cahill header.

KEYWORDS: sport, soccer.

 

By Grainne McGuinness

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