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The steward thought Bonucci was a fan trying to get back onto the pitch 🤣
barcelonaman 3 years ago
Barcelona, Spain 4 41

Bonucci blocked from returning to pitch by confused steward who didn't realise he was a player... after veteran headed into the stands to celebrate with Italy fans after penalty triumph over Spain

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci was awkwardly blocked off from returning to the pitch after heading to the stands to celebrate with the fans at Wembley on Tuesday night.

Italy beat Spain on penalties in a thrilling semi-final clash to earn a place in the Euro 2020 final - which is due to take place on Sunday evening.

As a result, Bonucci went over to the Italian supporters to celebrate but was quickly denied access back onto the pitch by a confused steward who appeared to believe he was a supporter.

The steward grabbed Bonucci as he looked to return to his team-mates and gestured that he needed to return to the stands.

The 34-year-old appeared to be baffled by the mix-up, causing fans to take to social media to highlight the hilarious moment.

One fan Tweeted saying: 'Classic Wembley stewarding', while another added 'I'm just glad for the Stewards sake it wasn't Giorgio Chiellini.'

Many supporters have since shared the hilarious clip - calling it 'one of the most awkward moments of Euro 2020.