“The owners bring the monks over from Thailand and we get a blessing off them,” revealed Vardy.
“As we were getting changed before the game, the monks came round.
“They dip the sticks in the holy water and then lash us on our legs and feet. It’s not too hard, its just that you’re literally having a shower, there’s that much water going everywhere. It’s all over your gear you’ve just hung up.
“That’s the Thai culture and we are happy for them to do it.”