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Not the paint brush used to redraw the half-way line at Progreso vs Peñarol
(Image: Alan Cleaver)

Wobbly halfway line painted on pitch for Uruguayan top flight match

Heavy rain erased original markings.

Due to heavy rain, the lines on Progreso's pitch were erased. Before their game against Peñarol today, the lines had to be repainted. The result was comical.

Only in Uruguay…🇺🇾💙 pic.twitter.com/15Ie3HKiYi

— Warriors of Uruguay (@UruguayHeroes) March 25, 2021

A wobbly halfway line was painted on the pitch for Thursday’s Uruguayan Primera División match between Progreso and Peñarol.

After heavy rain had erased the original markings on the field at the Parque Abraham Paladino in Montevideo, one man was tasked with redrawing them.

Due to heavy rain, the lines on Progreso's pitch were erased. Before their game against Peñarol today, the lines had to be repainted. The result was comical.

Only in Uruguay…🇺🇾💙 pic.twitter.com/15Ie3HKiYi

— Warriors of Uruguay (@UruguayHeroes) March 25, 2021

As you can see from the photos, his efforts with a bucket of white paint and a paintbrush fell some way short of satisfactory.

In the game itself, away side Peñarol won 2-0 to leave them 2nd in the table behind Liverpool, who are so named due to historical cultural ties with the English city.