CHINA Chongqing astonishes with 'gorge'ous soccer pitch

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Chongqing astonishes with 'gorge'ous soccer pitch

China Daily

16:47, January 12, 2021

Apengjiang Football Field, located on the border of Shengui Gorge Scenic Spot in Apengjiang town of Chongqing’s Qianjiang district, is known as "the gorge football field". (Photos: chinadaily.com.cn)

A football field built in the mountains of Southwest China's Chongqing went viral on the internet, after B/R Football, a famous foreign football media account, posted "Imagine playing here @Chongqing, China." with two photos of the field on Twitter on Saturday.

The post has received more than 48,000 likes and 5,000 retweets so far. @awkwardio commented: "What a gorgeous pitch. And the scenery around it looks captivating."

Bleacher Report, often abbreviated as B/R, is an American website that focuses on sports and sports culture.

The field - Apengjiang Football Field, located on the border of Shengui Gorge Scenic Spot in Apengjiang town of Chongqing's Qianjiang district, is known as "the gorge football field". It is a standard 11-man field which was put into use on Dec 30, 2020, and is open to the public to enrich local people's lives and boost culture and tourism.

Apengjiang Football Field, located on the border of Shengui Gorge Scenic Spot in Apengjiang town of Chongqing's Qianjiang district, is known as "the gorge football field".

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