Football's famous superstitions: Terry's toilet trick, kissing Barthez's head & the game's weirdest rituals

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In football, players and coaches will do nearly anything to get the slightest edge, something that will bring them over the line ahead of their opponents.

That usually includes seeking out the best diets and trying to train as intelligently as possible, using statistics and so forth in order to maximise the chances of winning.

For some, the pursuit of victory also involves adhering to certain rituals and, while they might seem absurd or odd, an interruption to routine can have an adverse effect.

Goal takes a look at some of the funniest and weirdest superstitions in football.