A photograph of a football ground surrounded by trees is being circulated with the claim that the football ground is from Ukhrul in Manipur.
"The beautiful football ground is not in Europe but in Ukhrul, Manipur, India. Exceptionally beautiful!!!" reads the claim of one such post.
The beautiful football ground is not in Europe but in Ukhrul, Manipur, India.— Biswajit Roy 🇮🇳 (@biswajitroy2009) August 3, 2020
Exceptionally beautiful!!! pic.twitter.com/V7BgiVezKs
August 5, 2020
This beautiful football ground is not in Europe but in Ukhrul, Manipur, India.— Soundar (@csrsrajan) August 4, 2020
Exceptionally beautiful! #football #Manipur #IncredibleIndia #photography #PhotoOfTheDay #indianfootball #Indian #India pic.twitter.com/F22qdFpnFj
This beautiful football ground is not in Europe but in Ukhrul Manipur, India....!— Dinesh Chandrasekar DC* (@din2win) August 3, 2020
Exceptionally beautiful!! https://t.co/eAdIrzX76B
Viral photograph shows a football ground located in Manipur.
The claim is False.
A reverse image search was done on Google which indicated that the football ground seen in the viral photograph is located in Moscow.
According to a blog post on Medium, the ground is in Moscow, located in a small community park called Meshchershy Park.
Further, images of this football park were also found in Google Maps.
The map says that the ground is called Forest Soccer Field.
Below is a comparison of the viral photograph (right) and a screenshot from Google maps (left):
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