This Is A Football Pitch In Moscow And Not Manipur
The football pitch in the middle of a forest is in Moscow park Meshchersky.
This photo was published here on Facebook on August 4, 2020.
The post's caption reads: "The beautiful football ground is not in Europe but in Ukhrul, Manipur, India. Exceptionally beautiful!!!"
Ukhrul is a town in India's northeastern state of Manipur.
The post was shared here and here on Facebook, and here and here on Twitter alongside a similar claim.
The claim, however, is false.
A reverse image search on Yandex found this video of the same football pitch published here on the website for US-based media agency Shutterstock.
The caption reads: "Football field in the forest, Moscow park Meshchersky. Football, a beautiful top view of the football field, which is located in the forest."
The same football pitch can be seen here on Google Maps in Moscow's Meshchersky park.
Below is a screenshot of an image tagged at the same location by a Google Maps user:
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