The weekly YouTube chart: because we lost our TV license to the bookies

Every week we count down the best in online sports video. Cue Led Zepp’s Whole Lotta Love…

IF YOU THOUGHT ‘viral’ was an infection you picked up in that Ayia Napa jacuzzi, you haven’t been here on a Thursday before. Every week we rewind on some of the week’s best online footage from the world of sport.

10. Someone was trying to distract G-Mac. Possibly Tiger.


9. With the news that Bryan Robson is battling throat cancer, it’s an apt time to reflect on what an unbelievable player he was. Here’s one highlight:

8. Meanwhile at Old Trafford, Dimitar Berbatov isn’t getting much sympathy from his manager and assistant coach despite watching the entire win over Marseille on the bench on Tuesday night.

7. Messi and Katy Perry; together at last. As well as the Derek Rose, Wozniacki and Justice:

6. Ken McGrath announced his retirement this week. You’ll do well to find a better point than this. What a player he was:

5. Someone has uploaded ESPN’s new documentary on the Fab Five, the 1991 University of Michigan men’s basketball team recruitment class that is considered by some to be “the greatest class ever recruited.”


4. Pep Guardiola feels sympathy as Gerald Pique takes one in the crotch. Shakira won’t be happy.

3. Ireland welcome England to the new Lansdowne Road on Saturday. Martin Johnson have you met President McAleese before?

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2. This is incredible.  Fans at the San Siro on Sunday must have thought that they’d woken up in a parallel universe. Both sets of players emerged before the game and proceeded to go thourgh the most unusual warm-ups.

It later transpired it was for a newspaper’s TV advert. Here it is:

1. Rupeni Caucau scored Toulouse’s only try as they narrowly beat Brive 23-22 in the French Top 14 a few days ago. Did he dip the ball in honey or what?

H/T RugbyDump

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