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What happened to the possum captured at Thursday's Cleveland Browns game?

It was released outside the stadium.
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CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns secured their first win since 2016 Thursday night, but it was someone else who stole everyone's attention.

A possum that was seen hiding out in the stands at FirstEnergy Stadium became a viral sensation on the internet. The "Rally Possum" can even be seen on t-shirts now.

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A brave fan captured the creature and placed it inside a box, seemingly ending the saga of the rogue possum.

But Cleveland Browns Senior Manager of Communications tweeted an update on the possum Friday morning, noting that staff released it outside the stadium:

Here's hoping someone helped that possum crack open its victory beer.

WKYC's Andrew Horansky caught up with the man who helped capture the possum:

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