LaLiga Filing For Criminal Action Against Pitch Invader

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LaLiga's organising body has said it is filing for criminal action against the man who ran on to the pitch to try to get a photo with [/sport/lionelmessi/index.html Lionel Messi] during Real Mallorca's behind-closed-doors match against [/sport/teampages/barcelona.html Barcelona] on Saturday.
The fan, wearing an Argentina shirt with Messi's name and [/news/downing-street/index.html number 10] on the back, breached strict security measures to curb the spread of the [/news/coronavirus/index.html coronavirus] by going onto the pitch early in the second half.
A statement from LaLiga on Sunday said the man accessed the pitch 'without any authorisation and disobeying the protocols established by health legislation, as well as disobeying the orders of security staff'.
A pitch invader tried to snap a picture with Lionel Messi during Barcelona's La Liga match
The pitch invader looks devastated after not being able to get a picture with his idol
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'La Liga also wishes to show its absolute condemnation for this type of conduct that puts the health of others at risk and risks damaging the integrity of the competition,' the statement added.
The fan, a French Mallorca resident, spoke to Spanish radio station Cadena Cope after being ejected by security personnel and police, revealing that he had scaled a two-metre fence to access the stadium.
'I had planned this ever since I knew the match was happening, I wanted a photo with Messi and to meet him because he's my idol,' he said.
The pitch invader later admitted he had been planning to try and get a photo with his idol
The incident did not seem to affect Messi himself, who scored Barcelona's fourth goal late on
Mallorca said they were investigating how the fan had got into the stadium.
Messi seem unfazed by the incident, scoring late on as the LaLiga leaders ran out comfortable 4-0 winners in their first game in three months. 
Arturo Vidal, 10timing.com Martin Braithwaite and Jordi Alba were also on the scoresheet for Quique Setien's side, who now have a five-point cushion at the top ahead of Real Madrid's clash against Eibar on Sunday.  
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