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Portugal and Uruguay's World Cup game is interrupted by a pitch invader carrying a rainbow flag.

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At the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Monday, a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag on the field briefly stopped the World Cup game between Portugal and Uruguay.

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The pitch invader was not shown on the FIFA global broadcast feed, but security personnel could be seen pursuing them as they ran on the field while trailing the flag.

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Bruno Fernandes scored twice in the second half to help Portugal win the game 2-0 and advance the European team to the knockout rounds.

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The flag carrier was photographed by Getty Images with a shirt that read "SAVE UKRAINE" on the front and "RESPECT FOR IRANIAN WOMAN" on the back.

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In the 51st minute of play, the pitch intruder event took place. Later, Alireza Faghani, an Iranian referee, was observed removing the flag from the ground.

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