The Netherlands might not be present at the World Cup in Russia but students at Eindhoven University of Technology have taken the world RoboCup title after beating a Portuguese team 1-0 at the final in Montreal.
It is the fourth time the Eindhoven team, known as Tech United, have taken the title. They lost the final last year to a team from China.
The Eindhoven team consists of five robots, including a striker named Robodinho, and dozens of students as ‘support staff’. The match is played on a field 18 metres by 12 metres and once the whistle is blown to start the game, the robots play without human interference.
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