We can now say that soccer is more than just a global game — it’s out of this world.
Astronauts on the International Space Station came down with World Cup fever and were ‘kicking’ a ball around.
Take a look:
The ISS has even got a mini Group G on board. Astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman are American and Alexander Gerst is German.
Just imagine the kinds of saves you could make in zero-g.
Here’s the full video from the ISS crew.
And here’s a special message from the astronauts wishing everyone good luck.
(We’re still not sure how drop balls would work.)
(h/t NASA TV)