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The 11 greatest five-a-side pitches in the world

Five-a-side is a great game.

But most of us play it on pitches that give us astro-burns and occasionally feature broken bottles and/or discarded condoms.

Imagine playing on these beauties instead…

1) Switzerland

The Ottmar Hitzfeld stadium in Switzerland isn’t the best if you’re afraid of heights.

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2) Faroe Islands

It’s like a scene straight out of Balamory.

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3) Bolivia

Mind the windows when you’re playing in La Paz.

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4) Brazil

Overlooked by Christ the Redeemer, so you’re always guaranteed a fair game.

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5) Thailand

Perfect for Ashley Young, Arjen Robben and Jurgen Klinsmann.

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6) France

If the Eiffel Tower doesn’t inspire nutmegs, nothing will.

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7) India

Ideal for anyone who likes playing one-twos with the boards.

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8) Singapore

We’ll give you £100 if you can hit the skyscapers at Marina Bay.

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9) Japan

Another one that might get the best of any who struggles with acrophobia.

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10) Portugal

Why don’t we ever get those types of crowds for our games?

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11) Greenland

Wherever you go there is always football.

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