This misshapen centre circle on a Brazilian soccer pitch was an unexpected surprise for local clubs.
But irregularities at the Jose Garbelini Stadium were not only limited to the centre circle. Clear deviations could also be seen in the halfway line as well.
The match between local clubs Cambe and Paranavai in the third division series in the southern Brazilian state of Parana went on despite the curiously shaped ring with referee Wagner Malveiro Silva noting "defective" line markings and a centre circle that did not fit "standards".
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English singer and 2012 X Factor winner, James Arthur, was banned from soccer gambling apps. Arthur told sources that he had some “massive wins”. The apps banned him after he won on numerous matches.
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I’ve become addicted to FIFA 21 Pro Clubs. I think a part of it is that I miss playing the actual game so damn much that Pro Clubs has given me the endorphins I crave by way of reassuming my CDM position, clattering loose touches, linking defense to attack and experiencing the thrill of teamwork making the dream work.
It’s fun, alongside four strangers turned comrades on the field of battle, to embarrass five other strangers to the point of rage quitting.