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Soccer official delivers game ball on a rideable drone

Anyone can deliver a game ball—but this guy did it with style.


Sarah Weber

Internet Culture

Published May 29, 2017   Updated May 24, 2021, 12:55 pm CDT

Remember when we thought hoverboards would be the coolest part of living in the future? Well, it turns our sad, so-called hoverboards suck, and rideable drones are where it’s really at.

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Just watch this soccer official swoop in with the game ball for the Portuguese Cup Final on Sunday.

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This high-end toy makes the mundane task of ball delivery heroic—even super heroic. It can’t be easy to pilot that thing in the rain, so extra props to this dude for not just staying upright, but for landing with some pizzazz.

Now how long until we can get one of these things for our morning commute?

H/T Mashable 

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*First Published: May 29, 2017, 10:05 am CDT