Two people are seen
going bubble-to-bubble while attempting to gain control of the ball in new game called Bubble Football.
brand of the beautiful game brings a whole new meaning to ball control because players compete inside giant BUBBLES.
Football is the creation of Lee Moseley, 30, who used to work as an asbestos surveyor but packed in his day job to set up his dream company.
sees 14 players encased in a zorb-like inflatable bubbles and then encouraged to bounce into each other as they fight for possession of the ball.
Bracknell, Berks, said: "I think the first time you play you are a little apprehensive. The thought of someone knocking into you and pushing you over you can't help but think it's going to
designer says despite players seen easily flipped and knocked on their backs like turtles the inflatable suits are extremely safe.
"The fact is it doesn't hurt at all, it's like
you are actually in a bubble and if you land just right you can bounce right back up on to your feet.
"Sometimes it's hard to get back up because
you're laughing so much at other people.
"There have been times playing different games
when there have been five people all involved and they are just all bouncing off each other, people are stuck on their heads where the bubbles have landed upside down, its hilarious.
regular game of football, or soccer as it's better known in the U.S., a goalie is seen attempting to keep the ball from entering the net.
"It definitely changes tackling in the game
because you can't make contact with peoples feet as you get to the bubble first, so you're having to knock people of the ball instead."
Costing up to £400 for a whole day with 14 bubble
suits, Lee's latest creation is in high demand and a giant tournament with 34 teams will be held in December.
Lee, who regularly plays in the bubble football
matches, was originally turned down by investors who couldn't see the potential in the product.
Two teams of
seven players each suit up in the plastic spheres before chasing and kicking the ball to the best of their ability.
The football fanatic stuck to his guns and with
support from his wife, financed the whole operation, which now caters to events across the whole of the UK.
Lee added: "I think that it's definitely more
light hearted then regular football. It really depends on what you're looking for I think.
"Bubble Football is supposed to be a laugh so
football rules tend to be a lot more relaxed so people can get the most out of the activity.
"We have had a overwhelming response to the game
and everybody who has taken part has really enjoyed themselves.
"It's not something that I think I'll ever get
bored of doing either as just watching people play is hilarious."
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