REAL SALT LAKE

Raccoon Falls Through Ceiling, Joins Fans During Weather Delay At RSL Match

Aug 3, 2023, 10:13 PM | Updated: Aug 4, 2023, 10:13 am

SALT LAKE CITY – A weather delay at Real Salt Lake’s Leagues Cup match gave fans some extra time before kickoff, rain, lightning, and also a raccoon.

The raccoon fell through the ceiling in the press box and made a few valiant escapes before finally being captured.

This isn’t RSL’s first experience with animals stealing the show during Leagues Cup play.

In 2019, a kitten ran onto the field during stoppage time against Liga MX’s Tigres UANL.

RELATED: RSL Interim Head Coach Adopted Cat That Ran On Field During Match

Real Salt Lake poked fun at the situation on their Twitter.

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Raccoon Falls Through Ceiling, Joins Fans During Weather Delay At RSL Match