Toronto FC football stars received quite a shock during training when an unexpected guest decided to stroll across the field.
The Canadian football club were in Florida for their match and were training on a sunny day when a large alligator was spotted walking towards them.
The players became fixated on the large predator as they posed for photos and shared a laugh.
Some players were even spotted running around in hysteria as it slowly creeped closer.
Many fans couldn't help but share a laugh at the video.
A resort staffer was forced to chase the alligator away in a golf cart before it ventured too far inland.
The players were preparing for the clash against
"All I can tell you is this, there was a massive alligator," Toronto coach Chris Armas told The Canadian Press on Monday.
"My players are running towards the gator as I went the other way.
"Listen, we talk about (being) fearless and aggressive around here, but I thought we wouldn't think about that at that moment."
Toronto, which has relocated to Florida for the MLS regular season because of travel restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, later joked about the incident.
"Toronto FC have agreed to terms with Ale Gator on a short-term loan," the club tweeted.
"The deal was completed using our newly-acquired GAM (Gator Acquisition Money).
Golfer's encounter with alligator
Only two weeks ago, golfer Colin Morikawa lined up his chip shot at the RBC Heritage right in front of a sign that read: "Please do not feed or disturb the alligators."
And as he was practising his swing to reach the green, the camera swung a few inches to the right.
The commentators noticed an alligator just above the surface right behind the American.
“This would have me… a little twitchy,” the commentator said.
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