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Nike creates soccer pitches with laser beams (Video)

Jul 1, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

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Forget painting lines on grass, turf or concrete, Nike is now using lasers to create soccer pitches.

In yet another impressive technological advancement to the game of soccer, Nike is using laser beams to create soccer fields in the streets of Spain.

Small sided pitches are currently being projected onto the streets of Madrid as part of Nike’s ongoing #MiPista campaign. To order a pitch anyone wanting to play pick-up can use her smartphone to place an order and a Nike team that includes a van, a crane and a team will arrive to project the virtual pitch.

For now, each field is large enough to run a small 5 by 5 game and, obviously, can only be created after sundown.

Lasers, baby. Lasers.

  1. jessedinner - Jul 1, 2013 at 11:20 AM

    This is sick just no chance FIFA gets involved in any of it.

  2. joeyt360 - Jul 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM

    Finally! I was like, “all I wanted was frickin’ soccer balls with frickin’ laser beams coming out of their heads! Throw me a frickin bone here!”

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ODpZNuh1rC8/UbkUwu6pnVI/AAAAAAAAIgs/CRbgAbhsUiM/s320/dr-evil.jpg

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