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The YouTube Top 10: Because wakeskating in a cranberry bog looks amazing

We’ve also got Wiggo doing his best Paul Weller impression, showjumping in Croke Park and the goal of the week from the ‘other’ Falcao.
Dec 20th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,071 0

1. EVERTON MIDFIELDER MAROUANE Fellaini earned himself a three-match fan from the FA after this headbutt on Stoke’s Ryan Shawcross, which was missed by referee Mark Halsey at the time.

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2. In true Modfather style, Bradley Wiggins celebrated his BBC Sports Personality of the Year win by getting up on stage to jam at the afterparty. Naturally, he chose to a number by his idol Paul Weller.

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3. We’ve interviewed Irish long distance swimmer Steve Redmond a number of times here at TheScore.ie and were delighted to see that his completion of the Ocean’s Seven Challenge has been captured on camera.

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4. Giles and Dunphy share a couple of cans and some football chat on RTE’s Nighthawks in 1989. Even back then Eamon was keen for Giles to get the credit he deserves as one of Ireland’s greatest ever players.

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5. Is American sprinter Carlin Isles the quickest man in rugby?

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6. We have no idea why this group of wakeskaters chose a cranberry bog for their latest session but it looks pretty damn amazing.

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7. Atletico Madrid striker Radamal Falcao is likely to be the subject of plenty of transfer speculation in the coming weeks but the Columbian’s namesake produced this beauty (a A 360 degree reverse rainbow kick if we’re being technical about it) in a futsal game this week.

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8. ‘Bladerunner’ Oscar Pistorius can now say he’s officially faster than a horse.

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9. Croke Park opened its door to another new sport this week as Olympic bronze medalist Cian O’Connor took to the field for a spot of showjumping.

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10. Gaelic football lost a true legend last weekend when Páidí Ó Sé passed away. The tributes have unsurprisingly been pouring in all week, with even the BBC paying their respects at the SPOTY awards ceremony.  Here’s some excellent RTE footage of the great man with interviews from former team-mates and players:

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