Jimmy Jump

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Jimmy Jump (real name Jaume Marquet i Cot; born March 14, 1976 in Sabadell ) is a speedster from Catalonia ( Spain ). By scurrying, he has accumulated debts of 300,000 euros, which he pays off every month. He works as a cook in a restaurant. Before he was employed as a cook, he was unemployed. Before that he worked as a real estate agent and bookseller .

Appearances in public


Jimmy Jump first appeared in the farewell game of long-time FC Barcelona professional Abelardo in 2002 when he stormed onto the Camp Nou lawn .


On June 9, 2004, he crossed the track during the Formula 1 warm-up on the Circuit de Catalunya . In the same year, at the final of the 2004 European Football Championship on July 4th at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon , he ran onto the pitch in the last minutes of the game between Greece and Portugal and finally jumped into the net of the Greek goal. Previously, he threw the Portuguese player Luís Figo with a flag of the Spanish football club FC Barcelona out of annoyance at his move to league rivals Real Madrid .


On May 23, 2007, Jimmy Jump ran across the pitch in the second half of the 2006/07 Champions League final between AC Milan and Liverpool FC in Athens . Also in Munich, in the farewell game for Mehmet Scholl on August 15, he made it onto the pitch and congratulated Lionel Messi on his goal against Bayern.

Lionel Messi (left) and Jimmy Jump (right) on August 15, 2007 in the Allianz Arena Munich

At the final of the Rugby World Cup 2007 in Paris between England and South Africa, he stormed the lawn shortly after the start of the second half.


On June 25, 2008, he “dashed” across the lawn of St. Jakob Park in Basel at the semi-finals of the European Football Championship Germany against Turkey and was then caught by the security forces. " Tibet is not China " was written on his T-shirt . This action could only be seen on Swiss television and on ZDF, which also uses the Swiss signal due to picture interference, as UEFA tries to prevent such actions in its TV broadcasts.


During the final in the men's singles of the French Open 2009 between Roger Federer and Robin Söderling on June 7th in Paris, Jimmy Jump managed to get onto the field. He stormed towards Federer with a FC Barcelona flag, tried to put a Catalan folk cap over his head, jumped over the network and was then brought down and taken off the pitch by a member of the security service.


At the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 on May 29, 2010 in Oslo, Jimmy Jump sneaked into the dance choreography during the performance of Spaniard Daniel Diges and left the stage after a few seconds when the security staff intervened. Jimmy Jump was taken to Sandvika after the incident , where he was detained.

On July 11th, before the final of the 2010 World Cup between the Netherlands and Spain kicked off , he stormed the lawn of the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg to put a barretina (Catalan cap) with the lettering on his website over the winner's trophy . During the attempt, however, he was found by security forces and carried out of the stadium interior. He was sentenced to a fine of 210 euros by an express court.

On July 30th, he ran across the field with a St. Pauli flag at the friendly between FC St. Pauli and Racing Santander .


On February 14, 2011, he ran on stage at the Goyas awards ceremony and spoke a few words before being taken off the stage.

On May 3, he ran onto the field at the end of the half-time break in the 2011 Champions League semi-final between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. He wanted to put a barretina on Cristiano Ronaldo , but was provided by security personnel.

At the Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona on May 28, he also ran onto the field.


On August 12, 2012, he was present at the DFL Supercup game between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund . However, he was pulled from the security fence early by a law enforcement officer and stopped. He was charged with trespassing and fraudulent services .

On November 19, he ran across the lawn of the Berlin Olympic Stadium at the start of the second division game Hertha BSC against FC St. Pauli . He was brought down by a steward.


On January 12, 2013, he ran on the artificial turf at the “Flexstrom Cup”, a Berlin indoor tournament, after the match between Bayer Leverkusen and Real Madrid. After realizing that no one was chasing him, he left the square again.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Katharina Reckers: Jimmy Jump in an interview. In: VICE Sports of March 23, 2016
  2. Eurovision Finals: Showdown of the Show Stars , accessed on May 29, 2010
  3. Bildblog : Whom does it benefit? , accessed July 14, 2010
  4. Die Welt : Professional runabout Jimmy Jump has to pay a fine Article of July 13, 2010
  5. Jimmy Jump conquers St. Pauli
  6. YouTube video of Jimmy Jump at the award ceremony for the Goyas
  7. Press report from August 15, 2012. Police headquarters in Munich , August 15, 2012, accessed on August 18, 2012 .
  8. Tim Röhn: Flitzer in Berlin: Jimmy Jump announces next visit to Hertha. In: welt.de . November 20, 2012, accessed October 7, 2018 .