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VIDEO: Keeper rescues seagull in Australian Cup final

7:54 PM GMT+4 30/11/2016
Danny Vukovic
Sydney FC custodian Danny Vukovic saved the bird during his side's 1-0 defeat by Melbourne City in Wednesday's FFA Cup showpiece

Sydney goalkeeper Danny Vukovic rescued a seagull during his side's clash with Melbourne City on Wednesday.

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Numerous birds entered the pitch during this year's FFA Cup final at the AAMI Park, with Vukovic deciding to take action in the 58th minute.

The 31-year-old caused a pause in play while he carried off a seagull which had been flattened by a pass from one of his Sydney team-mates.

The bird was tended to off the pitch and made a full recovery a few minutes later.

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The good deed brought Vukovic no luck, however as a goal from Tim Cahill was enough to earn Melbourne City the victory.