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Introducing: Shockingly Brutal Icelandic Junior Football League Where All Fouls Are Legal (Video)

By Chris Wright

In scenes reminiscent of the old ‘fouling football’ games you used to play on the park (no? just us?) here’s some brutal footage from a new-ish indoor tournament played in Iceland which sees young lads compete in a hybrid football/Rollerball/pub carpark brawl sport.

The game is essentially 5-a-side football, but it would appear that absolutely anything goes in terms of kicking lumps out of each other. Even the referee disciplines players by slapping them across the face with either his red or yellow-gloved hand!

The Icelandic are usually such a placid people but we guess that paying upwards of £10 for a beer, etc, will make you crack eventually. As we say, ‘brutal’ is definitely the word…

<Insert obligatory Stoke City gag here>

(Video via @Kistengang)

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By Chris on November 9th, 2012 in FAIL, Hardmen, Injuries, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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8 Responses to “Introducing: Shockingly Brutal Icelandic Junior Football League Where All Fouls Are Legal (Video)”

  1. MIKE says:

    The glorious chase at 2m53s

  2. Eckpfosten says:

    But why are they playing football at all? Silly…

  3. fieldmau5 says:

    The Irish and Austrailians have a similar concept. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_-J3zs_82k

  4. Khairo says:

    @Eckpfosten true that!

  5. plops says:

    Ah yes, those placid vikings. I knew a couple at uni – total mentalists. Lovely chaps though.

  6. RULAS says:

    Long winters… They’re just bored..

  7. yea says:

    The beautiful game

  8. Steve says:

    The first rule of Fight Football is…to have fun!

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