Football pitches are hallowed all over the world and despite the huge scope that the game has, the terrain on which 22 players battle it out is a relatively standardised structure.
Actually, think again. Similar to how words like 'normality' and 'standard' are not part of Xander Cage's vocabulary, certain football pitches also refuse to adhere to what is typically regarded as the norm.
Some of these terrains are sure to set pulses racing as we countdown the 9 most
1. Adidas Futsal Park, Tokyo
2. Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar
Playing in the shadow of the iconic Rock of Gibraltar, metres away from the Mediterranean Sea,
3. The Float at Marina Bay, Singapore
The world's largest floating platform caters to the football crazy supporters of the space-restricted city-state and is undoubtedly an unusual football location.
4. Hásteinsvöllur, Iceland
Home to three-time Icelandic champions
5. Ottmar Hitzfeld Stadium, Gspon, Switzerland
At 2,000 meters above sea level, the Ottmar Hitzfeld stadium is the highest football pitch in Europe. pic.twitter.com/PRLhXqKm5B— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) August 8, 2015
Home to FC Gspon, the Ottmar Hitzfeld Stadium is the highest in Europe at 2000 metres above sea level. Fans and players alike need a cable car to reach the artificial turf.
6. Estádio Municipal de Braga, Portugal
The most established stadium in this list, Braga's home is built into the rockface, with one of the goals' backdrop a stunning cliff.
7. Svangaskard Stadium, Toftir, Faroe Islands
A football pitch in Tasiilaq, Greenland. Beautiful. pic.twitter.com/1Arh67U1aP— Footy (@Footy) October 1, 2015
Staying in the Arctic circle, the sparsely populated Greenland, the world's biggest island, boasts some incredible views and this football pitch has to be one of the most idyllic places to play.
9. Stadion Gospin Dolac, Imotski, Croatia
Built inside a rock quarry, the Gospin Dolac stadium hosts second tier Croatian football and features a stunning 500 metre drop to the
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