When a dog interrupted a recent match in Argentina, it got a belly rub and calmly let one of the players carry it off like a fur baby. But the dog that interrupted a Brazilian regional cup match last weekend was a bit more fiesty.
Sao Paulo-RS player Eduardo Mandai (also known as Dudu) volunteered to pick up the dog and carry it off the pitch when it halted play with his side down 2-1 to Farroupilha. However, the dog did not appreciate this mode of transportation and bit Dudu for his effort. Dudu responded by slapping the dog before leaving him just beyond the touchline.
In the second half, Sao Paulo-RS mounted a comeback and Dudu ended up scoring the winner, putting his side in the tournament's semifinals. He later declared his run-in with the dog the "bite of luck" on his social media accounts.
— Eduardo Mandai (@edumandai) October 27, 2014
"When the dog does it, it's 'good luck' and everyone laughs, but when I do it, it's awful — what a ridiculous double standard," said Luis Suarez (probably).
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