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YouTube top 10: because Glentoran’s Leon Knight is officially mental

Sergio Garcia, a crazy baseball coach and ‘Arry also feature in this week’s countdown.

10. Want to see the best goal of Euro 2012 so far one more time? Of course you do.

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9. If only all coaches were as weird as Bobby Valentine. Could you imagine Alex Ferguson grunting along to a rap?

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8. BREAKING: Sports car racing can be really dangerous, as Anthony Davidson discovered recently (if he didn’t know already). Thankfully, he emerged from the incident without suffering any serious injuries.

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7. Harry Redknapp will be missed as a Premier League manager. One aspect of his memorable managerial stint at Tottenham will be his now legendary car window chats, usually to dismiss speculation about a certain player that the club are in fact on the verge of signing:

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6. This Nike clip is notable for showing a nearly naked Wayne Rooney and not a lot else quite frankly. I miss the glory days of Brazilian players casually demonstrating their football skills in airports.

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5. Note to Sergio Garcia: please stick to using golf clubs for their traditional purpose. The TV industry could do without having to constantly produce funds for new microphones.

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4. So baseball is pretty big in Kenya apparently. Or so these kids re-enacting the 1986 World Series would have you believe.

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3. Anyone wondering why a player as mediocre as Robbie Fowler seemed to be at the end of his career still managed to have a relatively successful stint in the A-League need only consult the series of clips below to find out.

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2. In case you missed it, or were too lazy to get out of bed, here’s a full look at what will surely be the closest Ireland come to beating New Zealand for a very long time:

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1. Yes Glentoran’s Leon Knight commentates over his own goals. He’s also mental by the way:


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