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Shocked viewers got a new take on German sausage when a streaker gatecrashed a live celebrity chef TV show draped in just the national flag.

Stark Naked Chef

Shocked viewers got a new take on German sausage when a streaker gatecrashed a live celebrity chef TV show draped in just the national flag.

The programme - a curtain raiser for this week's Euro 2012 soccer tournament - had football pundits from Germany and Holland competing ahead of their countries' Group B showdown.

But while the teams were getting to grips with the stiff opposition, the streaker burst onto the set in Cologne, Germany, making little effort to hide his flagpole.

"It turned out it was a bit of sports psychology and he was in league with the Germans trying to put the Dutch team off," said one of the production team.

"He's lucky he didn't get too near a chopping board or he might be on the injury list this morning," they added.

German Herald

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