A man carrying a Palestine flag invaded the pitch during France vs Tunisia match at the Education City Stadium on Wednesday. He ran into the pitch with the flag, put up a show by performing a cartwheel, and was crowded out by the stadium security before being taken out. 

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The identity of the pitch invader is not yet known. Neither is it clear if any coercive action has been taken against the man. 

Earlier, a former footballer from Italy Mario Ferri invaded the pitch during Portugal vs Uruguay match with an LGBTQ flag and a shirt with ‘Save Ukraine’ and ‘Respect for Iranian Women’ written on either side. 

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Football journalist Fabrizio Romano later reported that Ferri has been let go without any consequences.

The match ended in a 1-0 win for Tunisia, which is historic for the nation. It was their second World Cup win ever, and it happened against the reigning champions France.

Although France scored a late goal courtesy of Griezmann, it was ruled offside. 

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Even as Tunisia are now out of the World Cup, they will still have the win against France as a consolation to take back home. 

France, on the other hand, had qualified for the Round of 16 after two back-to-back wins in the group stages. Along with them, “the Socceroos”- the Australia, also made it to the Round of 16 from Group D in the second place. 

They managed a remarkable win against Denmark replacing them in the second spot in Group D, and pulled off their second ever Round of 16 in a FIFA World cup.