Mostoles Balompie, who happen to be a 4th division Spanish club have caught everyone’s attention after deciding to change their club’s name as Flat Earth FC.
It is a wide known fact that there are many individuals across the globe that tend to believe that the earth is flat and not a globe as they say. Mostoles Balompie’s president Javi Poves in a remarkable turn of events as renamed his side Flat Earth FC to extend his support to their movement.
“We are a professional football club in the Spanish fourth tier and we are born to unite the voices of millions of flat earth movement followers and all those people who are looking for answers,” Poves said in a statement.
“Football is the most popular sport and has the most impact worldwide, so creating a club dedicated to the flat earth movement is the best way to have a constant presence in the media.”
“This will also be the first football club associated with a cause and an idea, without having a specific location. Professional football clubs are subject not only to a nation, but also to a city. Flat Earth FC is the first football club whose followers are united by the most important thing, which is an idea,” he said.
Having attracted a wide number of followers following the name change, Flat Earth FC, who have recently been promoted to the fourth division will hope to put up a good show and one day hope to play in the La Liga.