Sports are the most common activities of people to compete physically or mentally which improve their skills along with enjoyment. There are a wide varieties of sports worldwide. Some of them are very popular while some of them are very unusual. Apart from those popular ones about which most probably everyone knows, we are here to talk to about some most unusual ones.

Calcio Florentino

Flickr/ @giofrasca
Flickr/ @giofrasca

Don’t be confused about the relevance of this game to football! This game including two teams with 27 players each much seem like football. But aristocrats and popes of Italy in 16th century had different perspectives to play this game. You can use ANY means to get your ball in the opponent’s goal, thus making this game very brutal.

Toe Wrestling

Flickr/ Adrian Hon
Flickr/ Adrian Hon

Now you must be asking what is this. This game is a toe version of the thumb wrestling which you might be familiar of. Even world toe championship is played every year in UK.

Chess Boxing

Flickr/ Sascha Pohflepp
Flickr/ Sascha Pohflepp

Sounds awkward right? Well it does. This game allows you to use your brain and physical strength at the same time. It includes eleven rounds with 4 minutes of chess and then 2 minutes of boxing.

Extreme Ironing

Flickr/ Phil
Flickr/ Phil

Have you ever thought ironing your shirt can be a popular game with risk and fun? It’s founder Phil Shaw decided to make his hobby and working into a sport which gained popularity and even world championship had been taken place in Germany in 2002.¬†Make your motherhood a means of recreation with smart learning by visiting¬†baby show.

Christmas Tree Throwing

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Christmas over and you wanna do away with your Christmas tree so here’s the sporty solution. Participate in this sport and with all your strength throw your tree farther and higher to win!

Timbersports

 Flickr/ Fotos_von_Carlos

Flickr/ Fotos_von_Carlos

In this game, participants convert an unpleasant and boring activity into an interesting sport. All you need to do is chop wood as much as you can within a specific time.

Underwater Rugby

By Waidi's UnterwasserRugby Blog (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
By Waidi’s UnterwasserRugby Blog (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Rugby is a quite popular sport but what if it were played inside a pool? In order to add difficulties and making it more challenging, all the 24 players wear masks, fins and snorkel to enjoy the game underwater.

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