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YouTube Top 10: because Thomas Vermaelen can imitate a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior if he wants

N.B. The above reference is not a joke.

10. Possibly in a bid to boost athletics’ TV ratings, Michelle Jenneke decided to warm-up/dance in a rather playful and some would say provocative manner, prior to her race earlier in the week.

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9. Summer League basketball may not exactly be the NBA, but the star of this clip surely has a decent chance of playing at a higher level in the near future.

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8. Thierry Henry may no longer be the player he once was, but that doesn’t mean he can’t still score the occasional screamer, as his recent effort below proves.

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7. Have you seen the new ESPN “SportsCenter” ad? No? Well, Phil Mickelson’s in it (warning: it’s not very funny).

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6. As Alan Partridge might say: THAT… is a touchdown.

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5. Trying to park in an awkward spot is annoying enough as it is, right? Now imagine how much more annoying it becomes when a bunch of obnoxious German football fans drunkenly cheer you on during the act. The fact that the poor driver in this clip didn’t explode with rage is a testament to their patience.

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4. Cricket is one of the most dangerous sports out there. Don’t believe me? Then check out this brutal, eye-lacerating ball to the face, which ended the career of South Africa’s Mark Boucher in an instant.

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3. So Arsenal’s quest to conquer Asia involves Thomas Vermaelen dressing up as a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior apparently.

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2. Speaking of Kung Fu…

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1. You won’t see a better team goal than the effort below for quite some time in GAA.

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