Italy is a country known for its passion when it comes to the beautiful game, and this video showing a group of Italian nuns having a kick about definitely reiterates this sentiment.

In the clip posted on Instagram by user Valentina (@pimpi5), she managed to capture from a building overlooking the pitch, footage of four nuns playing football.

The 2v2 match got so intense that at one point in the video, one of the nun's shoes came flying off.

The video was then shared on a popular Instagram account (@ig_italia) where it has since received 3.8m views and nearly 280,000 likes.

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