Ravaged Serbian Village Unveils Monument to Rocky Balboa

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Ravaged by floods, landslides, unemployment, murder, and diseases on farms in recent years, the village of Zitiste, north of Belgrade in Serbia, has gained a “disaster-prone” reputation, according to the Associated Press.

So locals came up with the idea of creating something that might both attract tourists and stand as a symbol of strength, courage, and victory — a good luck symbol, if you will.

The solution: a 9 ft. monument to Rocky Balboa. And on Sunday, they had the unveiling: