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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Burning Football Game (PHOTOS)

These footie-mad lads in Indonesia showed they were on fire as they kicked a burning ball around during a 60-minute kick-about.

Coconut ball
Coco-nuts ... balls are soaked in kerosene before being lit

Burning football
Burning away ... player legs it away during match at boarding school in Kediri, Indonesia
The teams, which consist of five players, will go through about six blazing coconuts during the heated 60-minute matches.
Burning ball
Flaming mad ... games last an hour and six coconuts get used
The game is a tradition related to pencak silat, a traditional Indonesian martial art. Match organiser Ali Akhyar said: “We make a fireball to test the guts of the students.”
Burning ball
Hot signing ... students look on

So what happens if the fire catches their long skirt?

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