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 By Chris Wright

Man City, Benfica open Pokemon Go gyms, Vancouver "catch" new signings

As we've already seen, the football sphere has been quick to embrace the Pokemon Go craze that is quickly taking over the entire world. The game involves using your smartphone to wander around and capture various Pokemon who pop up here and there in augmented reality -- or something like that.

To those ends, Benfica have become one of the first major clubs to open a Pokemon gym in the concourse area outside their stadium, with the club museum serving as the central hub.

Head over there now to catch yourself a wild Eusebio.

This all came a matter of hours after Manchester City set up their very own Pokemon gym at the Etihad stadium, inviting fans to come down and while away the hours pitting their little critters against one another.

If that wasn't enough, MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps used a bit of Pokemon magic to "catch" a couple of new players:

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.


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