Athletes represent some of the most talented professionals in all the world. Physically, nobody can match their gifts; their incredible athleticism and overall coordination make them some of the most talked about people on the planet. Their feats and accomplishments bring adulation and admiration upon them from all corners of the world. With these men and women on such display all the time, though, we also get to see the moments where they don’t always acquit themselves so well.

Sometimes, these talented sportsmen and women manage to injure themselves in the strangest way possible. Whether it’s Bill Gramatica celebrating a field goal or Michael Jordan cutting a cigar, even the most simple of moments can go horribly awry for these athletes. While 99.9% of the time they do everything right, there’s always those exceptions to the rule that make for outlandish tales of self-inflicted pain. These are the 50 Most Bizarre Injuries in Sports History.

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