Koh Panyee FC - the world's only floating football team?

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Albert Rosete
Albert Rosete

Koh Panyee, a fishing island on the west coast of Thailand, is built entirely on stilts.

Without any flat land to build a football pitch, the locals were forced to build a spectacular and presumably unique alternative – a floating pitch. The ball would often fall into the water, but this gave the locals wonderful ball control.

Koh Panyee has been visited by a few familiar faces: by VICE in 2014 and more recently by football freestyler Joltter for this excellent video:

What other crazy pitches have you seen around the world? Let us know!

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