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YouTube Top 10: because Ciaran Murphy is better than Charlie Adam

Time for us to cash in all of those hours spent mucking about on YouTube – it’s your weekly countdown of the best sporting videos. Enjoy.

10. Who brings a dog to a football match? Do you need a second ticket? Do dogs like a Bovril and pie at half-time to stave off the winter cold? So many questions…


[h/t Deadspin]

9. We don’t really know what a triple backside rodeo flip is, or how difficult it is to pull off, but the world of snowboarding is pretty hot for 22-year-old Briton Billy Morgan at the moment. The good stuff starts around 1:20 — it’s the first time anyone has ever landed the move, apparently.

YouTube Credit: billymorganvideos

8. Cody Jordan is a four-year-old with some sick basketball moves and pretty appropriate surname. Only in America.

YouTube Credit: Codyjordan23

7. Santa’s got mad skillz, yo. I’m tempted to sneak down early on Christmas morning to see if I can tempt him into a kickabout.

YouTube Credit: KMCFreestyle


6. We had this earlier in the week but it definitely deserves repeat viewing — if you’re going to score an own goal, do it in style.

YouTube Credit: apeapehk

5. Amount of penalties scored by Liverpool’s Charlie Adam this week – 0. Amount scored by Off the Ball producer (and GAA columnist) Ciaran Murphy – 1. Maths.

YouTube Credit: pflesk


4. It’s only a round-up of the best table tennis shots of 2011. Watch it.

YouTube Credit: TTMediaDaily

3. Arjen Robben — diving unconvincingly since 1984.

YouTube Credit: ScrubsDie4nfaenger

2. This video of a runaway cart ploughing through a crowd of people in Cowboy Stadium shouldn’t be funny but…

YouTube Credit: JJman5921

1. A 25,000-kilometre cycle from Alaska to Argentina? Don’t mind if I do.

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