Football grounds are strict places to bring items into as security look to confiscate anything potentially dangerous or that could be used to remotely improve atmosphere.
But there are some other inclusions alongside the enormous checklist at turnstiles across the footballing world which are banned from football grounds, many you wouldn’t think twice about even posing the question.
Here are five of the oddest things that have been banned from football stadiums…
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While Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka’ and K’naan’s ‘Wavin’ Flag’ tunes helped light up the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Vuvuzelas were undoubtedly the real sound of the tournament, apart from Peter Drury’s commentary on Siphiwe Tshabalala’s tournament-opening goal.
The plastic horns were everywhere during the summer, but their incredibly annoying sound was thankfully not welcome in the Premier League. Clubs immediately began banning them in grounds and they haven’t been seen since.
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The Manchester City craze of waving inflatable bananas about in the crowd was clamped down on at Highbury when it was deemed by police that they could obstruct spectators’ views and incite violence.
Arsenal relented on the ban and the novelty fruit wavers were allowed to carry on until it eventually died off.
In May 2006, Vladimir Kisilev was in Moscow to show one of his prize-winning pigs off at a farm show and afterwards decided to head to the Luzhniki Stadium to watch Spartak Moscow host Zenit St Petersburg.
But he was stopped on entry by security who didn’t allow him to bring the extra pair of eyes into the ground. He said: "I wanted to see the game, but had nowhere to leave the pig. I almost managed to get it into the ground in a big bag, but it started grunting and the police noticed."
The incredibly catchy and imaginative chat from Chelsea fans, no not that one, the other one. Anyway, Blues fans started chanting ‘celery’ in the early 80s after a Cockney song popularised by Chas ‘n’ Dave.
Fans soon began lopping the vegetable on the pitch and one even struck Cesc Fabregas during a game in 2007 when he played for Arsenal. Chelsea since moved to ban anyone entering the ground with a lump of celery.
During a crunch Hertfordshire Senior Centenary Trophy quarter-final between Hertford Heath and Hatfield Town, fans, officials and players became perplexed as another whistle seemed to be blown in the ground that wasn’t the referee's.
It turned out it was Irene Kerrigan’s pet Senegal parrot Me-Tu mimicking the sound of the referee's whistle to perfection. Sadly the chaos was ended after Mrs Kerrigan and Me-Tu were asked to leave.
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