Parachutist misses one of Europe’s biggest sport stadiums landing on a railway line instead

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Parachutist misses one of Europe’s biggest sport stadiums landing on a railway line instead

Parachutist misses one of Europe’s biggest sport stadiums landing on a railway line instead

Parachutist misses one of Europe's biggest sport stadiums landing on a railway line instead
A daredevil delivering an American football to one of Europe's biggest stadiums missed the giant arena and landed on a railway track instead.

The bungling parachutist was planning to land on the turf of the 82,000 capacity Croke Park stadium in Dublin, but instead got blown off course and was forced to come down on a train line.

Luckily for the jumper, no train was passing at the time he landed.

The college football match between Penn State and the University of Central Florida attracted more than Following the flypast, a pair of parachutists, one representing each team was due to drop into the stadium having jumped out of another aircraft over the Dublin docklands.

While the Penn State jumper managed to land in the centre of the pitch safely, the UCF parachutist got blown off course.

The parachutist struggled to line up with the Hill 16 side of the stadium which has a low terrace and instead was forced to land on a railway track adjacent to the ground.

On the pitch, the news was equally bad for UCF after they were beaten by a late field goal, 26-24 in front of 55,000 fans.

American football fans in the Irish capital were treated to a thrilling contest as two college teams made their way across the Atlantic to play their season opening game.

And it was Penn State who prevailed thanks to the 36-yard field goal from Sam Ficken as time expired

Parachutist misses one of Europe's biggest sport stadiums landing on a railway line instead

Parachutist misses one of Europe's biggest sport stadiums landing on a railway line instead
A daredevil delivering an American football to one of Europe's biggest stadiums missed the giant arena and landed on a railway track instead.

The bungling parachutist was planning to land on the turf of the 82,000 capacity Croke Park stadium in Dublin, but instead got blown off course and was forced to come down on a train line.

Luckily for the jumper, no train was passing at the time he landed.

The college football match between Penn State and the University of Central Florida attracted more than Following the flypast, a pair of parachutists, one representing each team was due to drop into the stadium having jumped out of another aircraft over the Dublin docklands.

While the Penn State jumper managed to land in the centre of the pitch safely, the UCF parachutist got blown off course.

The parachutist struggled to line up with the Hill 16 side of the stadium which has a low terrace and instead was forced to land on a railway track adjacent to the ground.

On the pitch, the news was equally bad for UCF after they were beaten by a late field goal, 26-24 in front of 55,000 fans.

American football fans in the Irish capital were treated to a thrilling contest as two college teams made their way across the Atlantic to play their season opening game.

And it was Penn State who prevailed thanks to the 36-yard field goal from Sam Ficken as time expired

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