Reindeer games! Montreal Impact trot out Santa's starting XI for Christmas

Tuesday night is a big one for Santa Claus and his helpers, and in their trademark cheeky fashion the Montreal Impact took to Twitter to serve up a starting lineup that gives St. Nick & Co. the best chance to win as they travel the world delivering toys to all the good kids, and kids at heart.

Of course it's a 4-3-2-1 formation, the classic "Christmas tree" setup:

Yes, IMFC have Kringle himself at the No. 9 role; like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, he's not quite as mobile as he once was, but the big man knows where the goal is and possesses plenty of individual magic to set up his teammates. 

He's assisted by two mobile elves in free-to-roam playmaking spots, with his dedicated reindeer team lined up in the defensive half, ready and willing to do the grunt work. What do you think; will this set the North Pole squad up for Xmas success?


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