Euro 2020 Streaker: Adam Harrison, singer-songwriter who has competed on Little Mix’s The Search
Singer-songwriter Adam Harrison was seen evading security to walk around the stadium on Sunday, July 11, bringing the tense match between Italy and England to a standstill.
In the end, he was confronted by security and dragged out of the field, allowing play to resume.
Harrison later confirmed that he was the pitch invader in an Instagram post.
“At the end of the day…. I love my country and have done all this for a good time. Nothing but love and respect for England tonight. ‘Big loving people’,” he wrote in the caption, along with a photo of him being held by security.
He also shared a clip of the moment on his Instagram Story, writing, “Well that was fun.”
Harison previously appeared on the TV Show Little Mix searchThe girl group set out to form a group that could support them on tour.
Harison is placed in the New Priority group.
While his post has received 14,000 likes at the time of writing, not everyone was a fan of his quirky style.
“Do you think this is funny?” One critic wrote in his Instagram comments, while another noted: “I literally stopped the match.”
England lost to Italy during a penalty shootout, leaving the team and their supporters heartbroken.
A number of celebrities have posted messages of support, including Adele, Tom Felton, and Liam Gallagher.
Good morning Britain Host Richard Madley also condemned racist abuse against England players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka after they missed a penalty shootout against Italy.