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 high-profile humans on the planet. Their feats bring them adulation and admiration from all corners of the world. Having said all that—nobody is perfect.
Sometimes, these talented sportsmen and women manage to injure themselves in the strangest way possible. Whether it’s Bill Gramatica celebrating a field goal, Jason Pierre-Paul nearly blowing off his hand with fireworks, or Michael Jordan cutting a cigar, the simplest of moments can go horribly awry even for great athletes. While 99.9% of the time they're physically impressive, there are always exceptions. Ready for outlandish tales of self-inflicted pain? These are the 50 Most Bizarre Injuries in Sports History.
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