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Fan invades pitch at James' unveiling; James saves him from security

James Rodriguez confronts a pitch invader during his presentation at Real Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday. Photo: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images

James Rodriguez confronts a pitch invader during his presentation at Real Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.

Colombia's World Cup star James Rodriguez was presented at Real Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu Tuesday after completing a reported 80 million move from Monaco. His move was received with excitement and rejoicing among Madrid fans, one in particular. 

A man wearing a Colombia jersey invaded the field at the Bernabeu, taking a direct path to James and giving him a hug until security intervened. Presuming that the fan presented no danger, James put his arm around him (not unlike David Luiz did to James after Brazil's 2-1 win over Colombia in the World Cup quarterfinals), took him from security and give him a ball while ushering him away.

Watch the incident below:

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