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Insane hail forces delay in Juventus vs. Galatasaray Champions League match

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Mother nature unleashed hail on a Champions League match. Mother nature won.

Juventus and Galatasaray squared off on the final matchday of the Champions League knowing that one would be going to the Round of the 16 and the other to the Europa League. Who won?

Mother Nature.

The match started in the freezing cold, which was later accompanied by hail, forcing the referee to call a halt to the proceedings. He suspended abandoned the match.

There are a handful of reasons he may have done so:

1. It was cold.

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2. The lines on the pitch were no longer visible.

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3. Hail hurts.

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4. It was really freaking cold.

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Congratulations to still-undefeated Mother Nature.

Update: The match has been abandoned