I’ve written here before that I missed my chance to play rugby (even though I think I’d be good at it) and that I play soccer with friends instead. But since I do martial arts and I’m not afraid of contact, I often find myself wanting more contact in soccer than is, strictly speaking, allowed.
Maybe “bubble football” could be my sport! Thanks to someone on my team for sharing this. It’s hilarious. And I know I’m late to the party so if you’ve seen it before, I’m sorry.
“Football players are regularly criticised for being over delicate and falling over at the slightest hint of a challenge.
In order to protect them more, as if they needed it, two Norwegians have come up with a novel idea for the game.
The new type of football, created by Henrik Elvestad and Johan Golden, sees players run around the pitch wearing giant inflatable bubbles.
The participants then have to try and play a match inside the contraptions, while trying to constantly collide with each other.”
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