The most popular sport in Lithuania is basketball. By far. Children play on the streets, teenagers play in basketball schools, adults play after work. And after basketball they usually have a few beers. I mean adults.
Football, though, is some kind of a "fifth leg to a dog", as the locals say when they want to describe the not-at-all-needed item or thing. As a showbiz representative Marijonas Mikutavičius lately wrote in his column, "people choose to watch anything, but not football on TV, even when national team has a deciding match".
Which brings us to a quite poor situation with football (soccer) fields in Lithuania - just a few of them looks like this:
A few dozens like this:
And the remaining ones are even worse. Well, things can only get better, as they say..