Last week, we hit you with the Most Badass Sports Moments of 2011. And as all the athletes on that list can attest to, nothing endears you more in the public eye than a memorable moment. From an incredible run to an amazing knockout, certain people can grow into an iconic status with just one play. But as great as those moments are, our inner asshole (ayo! pause! etc.) loves to see epic fails by athletes, too.

What happens when a legend like Lionel Messi badly misses a penalty kick or Ryan Braun takes a falls flat on his face less than 90 feet away from getting an inside-the-park home run? It's these moments that make up our list of  The 25 Biggest Sports Fails of 2011. Here, we take a look at the worst of the worst when it comes to the plays made on the field. So, sit back, relax and enjoy everything from the embarrassingly painful to the delightfully hilarious moments to happen this year in the world of sports...

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