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Old 02-17-2014, 09:25   #14
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Lightning can be dangerous. Back in 1998 there was a bolt of lightning that killed an entire team.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/li...m-1181336.html

Reddit says it's because the one team had metal cleats which attracted the lightning and caused a ground, and the other team had plastic cleats that didn't ground.

http://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearne...n_the_congo_a/
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