Women's World Cup: Torrential rain, lightning during Chile-Sweden leads to weather delay

A torrential downpour accompanied by lightning suspended the Group F match between Chile and Sweden on Tuesday. The game was stopped in the 71st minute with the score at 0-0.

The match is taking place in Rennes, France. The rain, which is supposed to last for the next few hours, is insanely heavy.

The rain alone didn’t stop the game — once lightning strikes were seen, the game was suspended and the players left the field for their own safety. However, some fans decided to make the best of it.

Now that’s devotion. Unwise, life-risking devotion.

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Scotland's Caroline Weir, right, tussles for the ball with Argentina's Florencia Bonsegundo, left, and Vanesa Santana during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Scotland and Argentina at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Scotland goalkeeper Lee Alexander fails to block a shoot from Argentina's Florencia Bonsegundo to score Argentina's second goal during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Scotland and Argentina at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Scotland's Erin Cuthbert covers her face at the end of the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Scotland and Argentina at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The match ended in a 3-3 draw. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Italy's Sara Gama, top, celebrates with teammates at the end of the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Italy and Brazil at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, France, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Italy won Group C on goal difference over Australia and Brazil as all three nations finished with 2-1 records and six points. Le Azzurre will play a third-place team in the round of 16 on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Jamaica's Cheyna Matthews, foreground, fights for the ball with Australia's Steph Catley during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Jamaica and Australia at Stade des Alpes stadium in Grenoble, France, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Norway's Caroline Graham Hansen, left, reacts as she is fouled in the penalty box by South Korea's Kang Chae-rim during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Spain's Irene Paredes, left, goes up against China's Yang Li during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between China and Spain at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France, Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Norway's Isabell Herlovsen, right, kicks the ball clear of South Korea's Moon Mi-ra, and Kang Chae-rim, bottom, during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 19: Erin Cuthbert of Scotland celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's third goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between Scotland and Argentina at Parc des Princes on June 19, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Cathrin Mueller - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Canada's Kadeisha Buchanan, left, is congratulated by teammates after scoring her team's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group E soccer match between Canada and Cameroon in Montpellier, France, Monday, June 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Netherlands' Vivianne Miedemam, right, kicks the ball challenged by New Zealand's Rebekah Stott during the Women's World Cup Group E soccer match between New Zealand and the Netherlands in Le Havre, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Jamaica goalkeeper Sydney Schneider, left, and Brazil's Ludmila go for the ball during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Brazil and Jamaica in Grenoble, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Chile's Camila Saez, left, and Sweden's Nilla Fischer, right, go for a header during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between Chile and Sweden at the Roazhon Park in Rennes, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
MONTPELLIER, FRANCE - JUNE 10: Christine Manie of Cameroon is challenged by Deanne Rose of Canada during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group E match between Canada and Cameroon at Stade de la Mosson on June 10, 2019 in Montpellier, France. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Nikita Parris of England celebrates after scoring her team's first goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between England and Scotland at Stade de Nice on June 09, 2019 in Nice, France. (Photo by Hannah Peters - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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