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DTotD: Cop smashes into pitch invader at U.S.-Brazil friendly

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For many fans in attendance at the Brazil's 4-1 win over the U.S. not wearing yellow and samba dancing while drinking criminally overpriced beer, this was the best moment of the match. After Pato scored the game's final goal in the 87th minute, Richard Simmons' illegitimate step-son ran out to the center of the pitch and slid through the center circle. As he mugged for the cameras that were purposefully avoiding him, a large police officer jogged up behind him, measured him up and delivered and a powerful blow to the guy's back.

The invader was then held down a handcuffed before being escorted away.

The cop's inspiration for the hit may have been Jermaine Jones' attempt to separate Neymar's ankle from the rest of his body earlier in the match. Take a look...

This has been the Dirty Tackle of the Day: a chronicling of unfortunate events.

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