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YouTube Top 10: Because Fernando Torres is an 'Oligarch's plaything'

Also, featuring Novak Djokovic, a cheesy sports advert and commentators reacting to Ibra’s famous goal.

10. So that explains that then. Fernando Torres thinks Chelsea are a bunch of “mugs” who should “should stop picking” him and says that he “preferred” life at Liverpool.*

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*N.B. The translation in this video may be a tad inaccurate

9. You’ve presumably seen Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s stunning bicycle kick goal against England by now, but here’s how various commentators around the world reacted to Ibra’s moment of genius.

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8. An experimental Irish side recently destroyed Fiji in impressive fashion, and here are all the tries, in case you missed them, including an eye-catching hat-trick from Craig Gilroy.

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7. With all the recent rumours of dressing room unrest and countless problems at City, it’s nice to see Carlos Tevez has at least retained his sense of humour amid all the controversy.

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6. Ahead of the upcoming challenge match, in which Finn Harps will play Donegal, in a game that will involve a half each of the sides’ respective sports, the soccer team took the unusual measure of engaging in a bit of GAA training in preparation for the event.

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5. Has there been stranger athlete’s endorsement than Tom Brady’s UGG commercial? Check out the video below and judge for yourself.

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4. Johnny Maher came under fire for his recent behaviour in the Galway final, and perhaps as a result, Richie Murray’s equally unsavoury but less well-documented antics failed to attract as much attention.

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3. Want to see Novak Djokovic acting just like fellow tennis player Gustavo Kuerten? Of course you do.

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2. Remember Sam Gordon, the nine-year-old girl who was incredibly good at American Football? She now has her own serial box cover.

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1. Of all the wonderfully cheesy adverts starring sports stars over the years, this NBA commercial is one of the cleverer examples of the genre.

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