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WATCH: An owl eat a rat during Colombia v. Venezuela

And now for something completely different.

COLOMBIA’S RECENT WORLD Cup qualifier with Venezuela in Barranquilla received an unscheduled interruption when an owl (yes, an owl) chose the home team’s crossbar as the perfect venue for a spot of al fresco dining.

This isn’t the first owl-related mischief to feature in a Colombian football match, of course: Panamanian player Luis Moreno became the subject of a public hate campaign after he kicked an owl during a league match in Barranquilla earlier this year.

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