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YouTube top 10: because goalkeeping howlers are funny

Also featuring Jonathan Sexton, Thierry Henry and two Mayo fans’ Iwo Jima moment.

10. This is without doubt the worst own goal you’ll see this week (and possibly ever), starring Michel Alves of Circiuma as the hapless keeper.

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9. Thierry Henry may no longer be the player he once was, however he can still produce the odd bit of magic, as the goal below illustrates.

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8. This video represents proof, if any were needed, of why fans shouldn’t be allowed to storm the field during sporting events.

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7. And this clip demonstrates why players shouldn’t remove their shirts when celebrating goals either.

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6. And from the ridiculous to the sublime, featuring Ante Erceg of RNK Split…

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5. This video, featuring two Mayo fans erecting the county’s flag on Mt.Errigal, Donegal, has been causing quite a stir recently, but here it is again in case you missed it first time around:

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4. Leinster got out of jail against Benetton Treviso at the weekend, after Jonny Sexton produced this stunning late drop goal to win it.

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3. Want to see that incredible strike by Oscar in the Champions League last night one more time? Of course you do.

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2. With a series of well-documented events surrounding the Hillsborough tragedy occurring recently, Match of the Day 2 recently paid a fitting tribute to those who died…

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1. Springboks prop Dean Greyling received a two-week ban for the incident below, which some may deem to be a lenient sentence after viewing it.

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