‘I can confirm I am alive!’ Cricket World Cup fan who leapt into air at England’s victory then crashed to Earth in a heap assures fans she’s OK
- Rachael Porsz is now known to Twitter users as ‘the woman in the brown top’
- She was captured leaping into the air before plummeting back to the ground
- Ms Porsz took to Twitter to confirm she is ‘alive and well’ after her great fall
- The fall happened moments after England won their first ever cricket World Cup
Slow-motion footage of the moments after England won the match showed Ms Porsz overwhelming display
Elated fans jumped for joy as the England cricket team clinched their victory against New Zealand yesterday in the World Cup final.
And one woman appeared to jump a little higher than the rest before dramatically falling and disappearing below the crowd.
The mysterious ‘woman in the brown top’ has now been revealed as Rachael Porsz – an enthusiastic cricket supporter who certainly wore her emotions on her sleeve as England won their first World Cup.
Ms Porsz took to Twitter to confirm she was okay after the incredible fall that left eagle-eyed viewers speculating what happened to her, with some joking that she still hasn’t reached the ground.
She said: ‘I can confirm that I am alive. Thanks for everyone’s concern.’
Slow-motion footage of the moments after England’s wicket keeper Jos Buttler stumped out Martin Guptill showed overjoyed fans celebrating in the stands.
Elated fans jumped for joy as the England cricket team clinched their victory against New Zealand yesterday in the World Cup final. But one woman’s celebration stood out more than most
Ms Porsz took to Twitter to confirm she was okay after the incredible fall that was spotted by many eagle-eyed viewers
Soaring through the air, Ms Porsz seemed to clear fully grown men by at least two feet before plummeting toward the ground.
And fans were desperate to know whether she is okay after her tremendous descent.
New Zealand journalist Hilary Barry posted footage of the incident, which has been viewed 500,000 times, to her Twitter with the caption: ‘Thoughts and prayers for the woman in the brown top.’
Fans took to Twitter to speculate what happened to her after she plummeted back down to earth
But the ‘woman in the brown top’ wasn’t the only one to attract social media attention for an overwhelmed display of happiness at England’s win
Hundreds of fans replied with theories of what happened, with some wondering whether she had ‘gone through a magical portal to New Zealand’.
Others joked that her dramatic rise and fall ‘represented New Zealand’s emotional ride in three seconds.’
And the ‘woman in the brown top’ wasn’t the only one to attract social media attention for an overwhelmed display of happiness at England’s win.
One enthusiastic grandmother couldn’t believe it when she realised England had won while she watched the match on TV at home.
Gwen’s grandmother gained over 600,000 views for her lovable reaction to England’s cricket win where she said: ‘Have we won? I know he’s out. I think we’ve won’
Her granddaughter, known only as Gwen, took to Twitter to post the footage with the caption: ‘Please enjoy this video of my grandma’s reaction to England winning the cricket world cup’.
In the video the grandmother could be heard saying: ‘Out! He’s out! He’s out!.’
She carries on to say: ‘Have we won? I know he’s out. I think we’ve won.’
She then erupts into peals of laughter while cheering over England’s first ever World Cup victory.
Her grandson then walks over to her and gives her a hug and a kiss and she says: ‘I’m so happy George!.’
Unable to control her joy, the grandmother cannot stop laughing and sends the rest of her family into a fit of the giggles.
Finally she calms herself down at the end.
Her joyous reaction prompted one social media user to say: ‘She is the only one acting normally in that room.’