Swimming in it: FC Tokyo played Vissel Kobe on a completely waterlogged pitch

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.

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