THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

11 October ~ In Montenegro they have different training methods to the rest of the world. FK Mornar, one of the earliest established Montenegrin teams, introduced a revolutionary technique in the 1950s which had as its core principle the strengthening of commitment in a 50-50 challenge. Initially the club sourced a mad scientist – he was in the phone book – who they contracted to create an army of giant ants with the ability to walk upright. According to the club's foremost history text, Running With Ants, the first batch were indeed larger than man-size, but instead of marching menacingly en masse they strolled around in pairs. The second batch, however, were perfect for the task and Mornar's playing staff were asked to dribble the ball towards individual giant ants without losing their nerve. Read more

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