Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Europe’s Highest Pitch

Ottmar Hitzfeld stadium is carved into a mountainside 2,000 meters (6,561 feet) above sea level, so when a ball goes over the protective netting - something that happens seven to 10 times per game - it’s a looooooong way down to retrieve it.

"We lose a lot of balls," striker Lucas Furrer says.

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