First for FIFA World Cup: Not 100% grass

The match between Algeria and Slovenia that has just kicked off will be the first World Cup match ever that is played on a surface that is not 100% grass – not something that will be new to all players, but still a first for a FIFA World Cup.

The stadiums in Polokwane and Nelspruit are the only ones at this World Cup to not have 100% grass but if it goes well, expect more stadiums to be given approval for this at future World Cups.

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