Monkey kicks off derby between Cerezo Osaka and Vissel Kobe!

The Hanshin football derby kicked off in bizarre circumstances earlier this week in the J.League.Fans who flocked to the Nagai stadium to see the anticipated clash between home side home side Cerezo Osaka and rivals Vissel Kobe had to wait for a monkey to present the match ball to the referee for kick-off.The adorable macaque was kitted out in a pink Osaka jersey.Lukas Podolski's Vissel Kobe lost the game 3-1 to Cerezo Osaka.

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