New Zealand Rugby Team Celebrates Championship by Performing Traditional Haka Victory Dance in a Rainstorm (Video)
Whenever the New Zealand All Blacks national rugby team wins a major match, they gather at midfield and perform the traditional war dance of New Zealand’s indiginous Māori people. It’s called the Haka, and given the size and build of rugby players, it’s basically one of the most badass traditions in all of sports.
There is one thing more badass than a bunch of ripped rugby gladiators performing a savage and intimidating tribal war dance, however. And that’s a bunch of ripped rugby gladiators performing a savage and intimidating tribal war dance in the pouring rain.
That’s what the New Zealand All Blacks sevens squad did after they defended their HSBC Sevens World Series championship against England on Sunday. They took off their shirts so their big muscles would glisten in the rain and make us all feel inadequate. Then they did their Haka.
It was quite the scene. Take a look:
Hat Tip – [Courier Mail]