Watch as Tartan Army fans complete ‘mannequin challenge’

Scottish football fans freeze on the train. Picture: Twitter
Scottish football fans freeze on the train. Picture: Twitter
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A train carriage full of Tartan Army fans managed to do the impossible - stay still and quiet for the “mannequin challenge”.

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The brilliant footage shows more than 20 fans, beers in hand, remain completely static for more than half a minute, whilst the train travels south.

A few of the fans can be seen smirking, but impressively, none move from their position, despite the person pushing the camera right up to their faces

Several of the men, who are all in Tartan Army clothing, are frozen in the middle of swigging their drinks.

In keeping with Scots tradition, the most popular beverage on show appears to be Tennents.

The video, posted by the Scottish Football Away Fans Facebook page, received over 3,000 views and 300 likes in the first 20 minutes after being posted.

Facebook users reacted with delight at the footage.

David Ferrie quipped: “I can’t believe they stopped drinking long enough to do this. Brilliant.”

George Scully wrote: “Nae an easy thing to do, especially on a train that’s hurtling southwards at aboot 80-90mph. Hope it’s a good game tonight and Scotland, and their fans, get the positive result they want.”

Emmet McLean bemoaned the lack of traditional Scottish drinks, in spite of the Tennents on show, saying: “And not a bottle a Bucky between them. Shocking lads.”

Ma Rk joked that the Scottish football team would also be completing the challenge during the match against England, saying: “We will see the defence doing the mannequin challenge properly”.

Scotland are due to play England at Wembley tonight in what will be the first competitive fixture between the two sides since the UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying playoff in 1999.

Around 20,000 Scots are thought to be travelling down to the match.

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