Brunssum NATO base football

British forces personnel based in the Netherlands have beaten a Rest of the World team for the first time in three years.

The match took place as part of the annual BritFest celebrations at a NATO base in Brunssum.

It gave the Brits some revenge over their NATO colleagues, after defeats in the past two years.

They had much of the play early on and were rewarded with a 10th minute goal, the result of a counterattack.

In keeping with the British theme to the day, the rain started falling at half-time, making the second half a wet affair.

Ultimately, the early goal proved to be a match-winner, with Group Captain Spike Grinshaw awarded the trophy in what he says will be his last competitive fixture.

Take a look at the footage above to see the best of the action.

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