Frightened Raccoon Creates Chaos in Utah Soccer Stadium

A frightened raccoon kept the guests at a Utah soccer stadium on their toes after it fell through the ceiling of the press box.

The Real Salt Lake soccer game at America First Field in Sandy, Utah, was delayed due to the risk of thunderstorms. While the guests await a stormy evening, a raccoon made a dramatic appearance as the entertainment during a dull moment.

The raccoon attempted to sneak into the popcorn machine, then darted for the press box and ended up staying under an overhang.

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A video posted online revealed the chaos as stadium workers grab a broom to try and capture the raccoon into a trash bin. The attempts failed and the raccoon fell from the second story to the main concourse. Fans in the stadium let out loud cries as the raccoon fell.

The workers were able to trap the speedy animal and release it by a creek close to the stadium. As for the match, the game had to be postponed and rescheduled.