By Chris Wright
In a bid to instil a “doggish” spirit in his defenders, the coach of Mexican side Puebla FC, Jose Luis Sola, has his boys limber up and perform ball recovery drills while wearing cardboard wolf masks.
Sola insists that the ploy inspires a “pack mentality” to develop among his players who are also told to follow the mantra: “I have to go for every ball, I’m a dog, I have fight it, steal it and defend it.”
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Sports psychology for the win!