Fact Check: Trending football ground picture from Manipur or Europe?
New Delhi : A football ground picture surrounded with green lush trees is trending on social media with people claiming it to be in India's Manipur.
"The beautiful football ground is not in Europe but in Ukhrul, Manipur, India. Exceptionally beautiful!!!" reads the claim of one such post.
While the claim is that it belongs to Ukhrul in Manipur. News Heads did a fact check and found that the claim is false.
When we reverse searched the image on Google, it was found 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.
According to Google Map, the football ground is known as Forest Soccer Field.