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Whilst many footballers tend to over-dramatise on-pitch developments, Rovaniemen Palloseura players face Arctic conditions each time they take to the pitch and never think twice about it.

The Finnish Premier League team embraces the freezing temperatures. Indeed, at one time or another, most players have faced temperatures of -18.

So how do team mates from Nigeria, Mexico and El Salvador cope with the freezing conditions? ‘They are shocked when they arrive,’ explains defender Tuomo Könönen ‘but after a while they are fine.’

If you want to travel to Lapland but aren’t feeling quite so brave, check out the Mighty Fine Company and you can leave your football strip at home!

22. October 2013 by Emma Smith

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