Written by P.A. Akpadwalla, CNN Al Hooke, CNN Cardiff and Munster postpone decision on South Africa trip after positive Covid-19 tests
Here we go again! Newport County Football Club — the Middlesbrough FC youth academy — have been penalized by the English Football Association for some members of their Under-21 squad drinking alcohol whilst on international duty. Now they’ve got a UCL hiccup. Munster are having another, following a positive test for ex-Poland international Tomasz Marcinew. And Cardiff are in the dirt.
Granted it’s one year to the day after Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton celebrated his victory in the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix with what became the Internet’s infamous bottle (or bottle jerking) selfie, and almost a year to the day since someone made Twitter’s Vine of a wide-eyed boy running into a lake full of beer bottles in Turkey. But still.
As such, in light of everything, we picked the 10 most ridiculous sports stories of all time.