Intercourse noises disrupted the official draw for subsequent yr’s Euro 2024 soccer match, prompting an investigation by organisers.
There have been additional indecent interruptions because the UEFA draw continued in Hamburg on Saturday.
This was regardless of an try by host Giorgio Marchetti, the deputy normal secretary of European soccer’s governing physique, to take management of the scenario.
He mentioned: “There’s some noise right here that… has now stopped. No noise any extra.”
Requested if he had observed any uncommon sounds within the corridor, England boss Gareth Southgate mentioned: “I did. I am assuming it was some type of prank, nevertheless it was onerous to essentially make out what it was.”
UEFA declined to formally remark, however it’s understood the governing physique will examine to grasp what occurred and the way.
Web prankster Daniel Jarvis later claimed duty for the stunt.
He broadcast himself reside on X, previously Twitter, ringing a cell phone to set off the noises on the occasion.
Jarvis mentioned: “Pay attention that was us, that was us.
“We bought it in there, we put the telephone in there, we rung it, intercourse noise on the Euro 2024 draw. Love you guys.”
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That incident, for which the broadcaster later apologised, additionally concerned using a planted cell phone.
Lineker later wrote on X he thought it was a “good prank” and added: “As sabotage goes it was fairly amusing.”