Could puckelball kick football into touch?

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BEHOLD! This is what Paul Gascoigne actually sees when he steps onto a football pitch nowadays.
I jest, this is in fact a puckelball pitch in Malmo, Sweden, installed in 2003 by conceptual artist Johan Strom as a public play area in the city.
He said: “The piece is an artistic expression of the phenomenon of football.
“The pitch’s irregularities neutralise the players’ skills.
“It is not at all certain that the best football player is also the greatest puckelball hero.
“If the ball doesn’t bounce where you think it will everybody has a chance.”
I realise it’s not exactly new, but I had to post it on sheer awesomeness alone – it would certainly liven up a Stoke-Fulham tie or two.

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