FC Dallas and Houston Dynamo Play on Flooded Field, and the Results Are Not Good (Video)

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You have to admire the tenacity of the players and officials who gave the green light to this FC Dallas-Houston Dynamo soccer match in Dallas, a city which has been bombarded with rain for the past week or so. In theory, the ball would just roll a lot slower and the players would get wet. In practice, however, everything went to hell.

Watch this:

And this:

And this:

They tried to take a break and get back to it…

Surprisingly, waiting 20 minutes didn’t undo dozens of inches of rain, and no one was any better off than they were before:

I have to say, I like watching soccer when the ball doesn’t really roll. It looks like the players are the subject of an elaborate practical joke.

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