Meeting your favorite athlete can be a transcendent life experience. You spend your life worshipping him/her across every medium available to the point where they don't seem like real people—they're demigods. So when you get that one chance to meet them, or even spend a second in their aura, it can be thrilling—even thirsty. For those fans who haven't practiced what face they'd make in a picture with their favorite, these moments can come off as embarrassing and even sexually weird. Unfortunately for a few fans of LeBron JamesLionel Messi, and Danica Patrick, they came off as crazy-looking in this Gallery: The Thirstiest Fan-Athlete Photos on the Internet.

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