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'Ghost' crosses pitch during football game


Posted on Tuesday, 27 May, 2014 | Comment icon 43 comments

The players were oblivious to their spectral counterpart. Image Credit: sxc.hu
Footage of a ghostly figure on the pitch during the German Cup final in Berlin has gone viral.
Sightings of apparitions during televised sporting events seem to be on the rise lately with April's sighting of a strange shadow moving across the stands at a Bolivian football match making way for a similar sighting at this week's cup final in Berlin.

The match between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund on Saturday has been somewhat overshadowed by the clip of a ghostly figure running across the pitch. The peculiar extra seems to appear out of nowhere on the left before moving towards the right.

Whether this mysterious shadow represents evidence of the paranormal however is a matter of interpretation, but with more than 7 million viewers logging on to YouTube to look at the footage over the last few days it's difficult to deny that the anomaly has been drawing rather a lot of attention.


Source: USA Today | Comments (43)

Tags: Ghost, Football, Stadium


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #34 Posted by DigitalDreamer on 28 May, 2014, 21:27
So you think the soccer ball was possessed or something? i fail to see the logic here
Comment icon #35 Posted by g00dfella on 29 May, 2014, 4:15
Comment icon #36 Posted by g00dfella on 29 May, 2014, 4:20
Well, the angle is different and it maintains velocity. It is, however, the shadow of the roaming camera suspended above the pitch as it passes in front of a floodlight.
Comment icon #37 Posted by SaraT on 30 May, 2014, 8:40
A shadow by any other name is...???
Comment icon #38 Posted by Silent Trinity on 30 May, 2014, 11:16
Well I am personally at a loss to offer an explanation for that. I had initially formed the opinion, however wrongly it may be that it was a reflection of some sort on the camera lens from the player who starts to run just as the shadow appears. I must admit having been baffled by it and reading the other posts on the subject that the explanation that made the most sense was the 'camera in front of floodlight' theory, if it isn't a reflective artifact of the running player.
Comment icon #39 Posted by 000kaos000 on 12 June, 2014, 6:09
maybe a ghost of a past streaker
Comment icon #40 Posted by Emma_Acid on 12 June, 2014, 8:10
Its only 9:10 and this is already the best reply of the day.
Comment icon #41 Posted by banjoist on 15 June, 2014, 22:22
My bet is on digital video artifact. I've seen too many of these, and they never turned up before the advent of digital video. (Just as "orbs" never occurred before digital still photography.)
Comment icon #42 Posted by Stubbly_Dooright on 18 June, 2014, 21:14
I think it's a good eye, noticing how the shadow's movements seem to match one of the players. It does seem like that to me. I am also in agreement with some here, the movement of the shadow's doesn't entirely match up to that particular player. Close, but not entirely. I played the video over and over and noticed that the player in the yellow shirt hunched over just after coming into the shot, and the shadow didn't. The yellow shirted player also turned toward his left at the end, and the shadow didn't. Although, I'm not yet thinking this is a ghost, but a reflecti... [More]


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