Watch the hilarious moment cycling star Luka Pibernik mistakenly celebrates winning stage five of Giro d’Italia… a lap early

A PRO bike owner made a full idiot of himself by celebrating a Giro d'Italia stage victory 4 MILES prematurely.

Slovenian Luka Pibernik was driving stage five of the three-week grand tour in Sicily.

 Luka Pibernik had embarrassingly made a solo break for the line without realising he still had another loop of Messina to go

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Luka Pibernik had embarrassingly made a solo break for the line with out realising he nonetheless had one other loop of Messina to go

And with the newest leg of the race looping spherical Messina, the Bahrain-Merida rider made a break for the line with the peloton setting itself up for the bunch sprinters.

Nevertheless it seems Pibernik did NOT learn the street e-book, bizarrely crossing the line and celebrating, regardless of the undeniable fact that there was one other 4-mile loop of the ending course to go in the Sicilian metropolis.

The 23-yr-previous held his arms aloft and stopped pedalling, considering he had gained.

But he clearly was not paying consideration, as there was a ending line bell ringing loudly, indicating one other lap to go.

 The peloton steamed by a few seconds later and swallowed him up

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The peloton steamed by a few seconds later and swallowed him up
 Luka Pibernik was riding the Giro d'Italia stage from Pedara to Messina on the Italian island of Sicily

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Luka Pibernik was driving the Giro d'Italia stage from Pedara to Messina on the Italian island of Sicily
 Colombian sprinter Fernando Gavaria blasted to stage five victory in Messina

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Colombian sprinter Fernando Gavaria blasted to stage five victory in Messina
 Fernando Gavaria won stage five of the Giro d'Italia in Messina and celebrated with a bottle of champagne

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Fernando Gavaria gained stage five of the Giro d'Italia in Messina and celebrated with a bottle of champagne

And when he seemed over his shoulder to see a beckoning peloton in full-steam mode, Pibernik appeared to only hand over hopes of winning the stage.

4 miles later, Fernando Gavaria of Fast Step Flooring gained the stage, with a completely timed bunch dash.

No less than some fellow professional riders have been giving him some banter on Twitter.

Sprinter Theo Bos tweeted: "Congrats Luka! Lovely win!

"No less than, for a temporary moment he is aware of what it looks like winning in a stage on a grand tour."

 Luka Pibernik's Bahrain-Merida team-mate Vincenzo Nibali (centre, rear) was the local hero as he rode into his home town of Messina

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Luka Pibernik's Bahrain-Merida staff-mate Vincenzo Nibali (centre, rear) was the native hero as he rode into his residence city of Messina

Sarcastically, the consideration ought to have been – and in any other case was – on Pibernik's Bahrain-Merida staff-mate Vincenzo Nibali.

The 'Shark of Messina' has gained the Giro twice, in addition to the 2014 Tour de France and was mobbed outdoors his group bus by adoring followers.

Brits Geraint Thomas and Adam Yates stay in second and third respectively on Giro basic classification going into stage six, which can certainly go well with the sprinters once more.

A PRO bike owner made a full idiot of himself by celebrating a Giro d'Italia stage victory 4 MILES prematurely.