Time out: Macaw lands on soccer player’s head during game

Officials forced to temporarily suspend play

RIO DE JANEIRO – An unusual sight was caught on camera at a recent soccer game in Brazil.

A colorful macaw forced a time out after it landed on a player’s head.

The bizarre incident happened in the middle of a training match over the weekend.

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The bird sat on the woman’s head for several seconds before jumping onto a soccer ball and then flying toward the goal.

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