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Norwegian is a unique country and it proves its peculiarity each time with another fantastic scene. This 2011 TV sport show is one of those ones.

Think of a football game where you can punish a referee with an electric shock for his unfair decisions. Imagine you can stop layers who are going to score with the same method.
Norwegian channel TV2’s legendary sports show Golden Goals brings a new dimension to football with these new rules.
Program presenters somehow managed to convince a group of football legends in Norway to take part in a this experimental game called Elektrosjokkfotball (Electroshock football).
Former Norwegian football stars wears collar that are usually used to train dogs around their leg and they are scohcked by the presenters of the program on a scale from one to six. Just watch and decided yourself!

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Photo: Stéfan (Flickr)

Norway is an exceptional country in many senses. Here are seven of so many reasons proving Norway’s peculiarity.

  1. In 1999, Norway granted refuge to an U.S. drug smuggler because the Norwegian Supreme Court declared that U.S. prisons do not meet “minimum humanitarian standards.”

    Photo: Stéfan (Flickr)
    Photo: Stéfan (Flickr)
  2. Norway stopped investing money into the US company Walmart after determining that the company is guilty of “serious violations of fundamental ethical norms.

    Photo: Eli Christman
    Photo: Eli Christman
  3. The relative number of English speakers is higher in Norway than it is in Canada.

    Photo: Thomas Lidforss
    Photo: Thomas Lidforss
  4. Norway imports garbage to Sweden to fuel its energy programs.

    Photo: kaktuslampan
    Photo: kaktuslampan
  5. Norway introduced salmon sushi to the Japanese

    Photo: Juanpa Calvo
    Photo: Juanpa Calvo
  6. IKEA names all IKEEA beds, wardrobes and hall furniture after places in Norway.

    Photo: Håkan Dahlström
    Photo: Håkan Dahlström
  7. Norway is the only national football team that has never lost any of the matches against Brazil. In four matches played, Norway has a record of two wins and two draws against Brazil, with one of those victories coming in the 1998 FIFA World Cup.

    Photo: Ben Tavener
    Photo: Ben Tavener

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We all know the two Ylvisåker brothers, Vegard and Bård,  with their globally renown hits like What Does the Fox Say?, Trucker’s Hitch or the recent Mr. Toot. But did you know that they had a younger brother? Bjarte Ylvisåker (25) shows with his new music video, I Will Never Be a Star, that he definitely is from the same gene pool.

… and yes we searched for it too…    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pen+trick

 

Another fun song by Norwegian Comedian Due Ylvis- Mr- Toot

Ylvis is a Norwegian comedy duo consisting of brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker. They debuted as professional variety artists in 2000 and have since appeared in several countries in variety shows, comedy concerts, television shows, radio shows and music videos. They are currently the hosts of the Norwegian talk show I kveld med Ylvis (Tonight with Ylvis). Written and filmed for the talk show, their song and music video “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” went viral on YouTube in September 2013 with over 452 million views as of September 2014.

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All about Norway

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Mind Blowing Details about Norway

Norway may be a small country but we bet there are a lot of interesting facts about this unique place. How about challenging yourself with this mind blowing facts about Norway!

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