Swimming in it: FC Tokyo played Vissel Kobe on a completely waterlogged pitch
- Updated: November 18, 2012
Amazing scenes were spotted in the J-League on Saturday as a flash flood during FC Tokyo-Vissel Kobe turned the pitch into a swimming pool.
As can be seen in the eye-witness footage below, the match turned into a complete joke as players struggled to maintain their balance – let alone pass the ball with any accuracy - as the heavens opened and instantly waterlogged the surface.
Watch the resulting slip & slide action below.