A PITCH invader who stopped play during England’s Euro 2020 final against Italy has been revealed as a singer who took part in a Little Mix TV show.
Adam Harison ran onto the field at Wembley during the second half and several stewards were needed to tackle him.
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A fan ran onto the pitch during England’s game against ItalyCredit: Getty
It took four stewards to stop the pitch invader – who has been revealed as singer Adam HarrisonCredit: The Sun
Many believe the man looks like YouTuber Jake PaulCredit: EPA
He forced the nail-biting showdown to be put on pause while security staff attempted to nab him.
The football fan had jumped over the advertising hoardings with his shirt in hand.
Two members of security followed Adam and appeared to have him cornered near the touchline, but he managed to evade the duo before knocking a third steward to the ground.
One of the stewards then appeared to drag him to the floor – but he soon got back up.
A fourth steward then sprinted onto the surface – just yards away from Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma – and successfully stopped him.
Adam, who was a member of boyband New Priority on BBC’s Little Mix The Search, had been partying in the stands before he carried out his daring pitch invasion.
He posted several videos to Instagram showing him arriving at the stadium and celebrating Luke Shaw’s opening goal in the second minute of the match.
Adam celebrating Luke Shaw’s goalCredit: @adamharison/Instagram
The singer has more than 40,000 Instagram followersCredit: @adamharison/Instagram
He stood among rowdy fans as they shouted and punched the air after it looked as though England may finally bring it home.
Adam, wearing a red England shirt, beamed into the camera – but that was his final post inside the stadium as he was likely ejected from the ground.
Although he did later share a clip of his stunt, cheekily captioning it: “Well that was fun.”
The singer-songwriter, who has 40,000 followers on Instagram, rose to fame on the BBC programme, which aimed to find a band to support them on their UK tour.
Adam’s group – with members Kaci Brookz, Adam Harison, Talis Eros, Zeekay and Lee Collinson – missed out on the win to Since September.
Adam cheekily posted after the game: ‘Well that was fun’Credit: @adamharison/Instagram
He shot to fame on the BBC programme Little Mix The Search as a member of New Priority boybandCredit: @adamharison/Instagram
Adam shared several Instagram stories on him partying at WembleyCredit: @adamharison/Instagram
The pitch invader is said to look like YouTuber and professional boxer Jake Paul, who is set to fight Tyron Woodley on August 28.
It was an interesting final at Wembley, with the remote control car that delivers the match ball making a popular return.
There was also a Scotland flag with the words ‘we’ll be back’ behind the goal when Leonardo Bonucci equalised.
And a brave Italy fan went to the game dressed as a slice of pepperoni PIZZA, pictured standing next to cartoon character Mario.
Italy went on to win the final in a penalty shootout 3-2 to secure their second European title.
And Cristiano Ronaldo was also celebrating after winning the Golden Boot thanks to his five goals and one assist.
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