10. Sometimes an athlete is just so impressive that you can’t help but applaud him, even if that athlete happens to play for the opposition team, as was the case with Jordan Hill here, following Tony Parker’s moment of individual brilliance.
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9. Reading had plenty of things to celebrate this week, but a successful crossbar challenge was not one of them, despite Noel Hunt’s enthusiastic commentary.
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8. Juan Mata is the obvious star in this clip, and Fernando Torres, despite the criticism he’s received this season, shows what distinguishes him from the prototypical Premier League forwards. However, David Luiz is also particularly impressive (0:42), demonstrating skills that very few other central defenders could pull off.
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7. A list of the top Premier League goals since the competition began was published earlier in the week, and it included David Beckham’s memorable effort against Wimbledon. And to further commemorate that brilliant goal, Cardiff’s Mark Hudson performed a successful imitation of the moment.
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6. When’s the last time you saw a rap legend give an athlete a secret handshake in a British or Irish sport? This sort of stuff happens all the time in basketball, apparently.
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5. Note to anyone considering invading the pitch dressed as Goldilocks for any upcoming rugby matches: just don’t.
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4. There’s been some huge steps towards greater gender equality in sport in recent years, however unfortunately for Sacha Heppell, men still can’t be cheerleaders, despite his best attempts to persuade people otherwise:
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3. Remember that episode of The Simpsons where Mr Burns tries to throw a baseball and fails miserably? The effort below is similar.
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2. Despite being roughly 100 years old now, Hulk Hogan is still flexing his muscles and shouting enthusiastically (in support of the Philadelphia Flyers) now.
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1. When people talk about managers ‘kicking every ball’ and immersing themselves in the action, they don’t mean it in the literal sense. However, the Rayo Vallecano coach, it seems, is the exception to this rule.
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