It's the passionate nature of the sports world that constantly keeps us engaged, inspired to witness the next magical feat, the next magnificent athletic performance.
But in the heat of the moment, with athletes putting their bodies on the line for victory, an uncontrollable anger can often surface.
During these instances, a wild and chaotic fury takes over. As it does, a tumultuous series of expressions are thrust to the surface of the face.
They rarely fail to entertain those who are lucky enough to catch them in the act.
But don't fret—we're set to present you with our collection of the best rage faces in sports, from exhausted stars to fiery coaches.
Just remember, Goosfraba.
We'd like to assume the match hasn't even started yet.
Brooklyn Decker must've forgotten to put mustard on his turkey-and-cheese hero. Not cool.
Further proof that Chris Bosh is indeed a velociraptor.
We'd be able to concentrate on Kevin Garnett's passionate expression if there wasn't a pulsating vein screaming at us.
Counting the number of neck veins can undoubtedly tell a person's age, like the rings of a tree.
Xerxes would have no chance against this 6'8" phenom in a game of one-on-one.
Ah, the meme possibilities...crouching tells us this is perhaps the longest half of his life.
And the stinkiest.
The Panthers are literally one memorable rage face away from stardom. Cam...?
We'd like to believe a deadly tap provoked this expression, but it was most likely not tending to nature's calls.
Another fierce competitor from the Swamps of Gatorville.
Some might call Nyjer Morgan eccentric, passionate and even insane, but this is just madness.
Good old steroids...Shawne Merriman's loyal buddies.
If you yell it, they will come...truly inspirational.
The only reason we know that's not Rex Ryan is because he's not putting his best foot forward.
The Great One always presents a great masterpiece, on and off the ice.
This one is on the borderline of "rage face" and "pout face." T.O. can never win.
Anger was Bobby Knight's middle name. A career defined.
A perfect Elin Nordegren rendition.
We'd expect nothing less from a fighter with the first name Rampage.
Inside the mind of an angry and eccentric Metta World Peace..."Get at me, bro!"
Finally! We're buying that new HD system, honey!
Hey coach—say it, don't spray it...thanks.
Yeah, we feel the same way, Tiger.
Uh-oh...who ate the last Ritz cracker?
Always sprouting with intimidation is English weapon Dan Hardy.
Two Super Bowl rings and counting—it's all about the awkward shoulder shrugging for Eli Manning.
An exuberant showing from Joe Maddon, although he seems to have pushed too hard.
A four-year, $27 million contract must be truly painful to withstand. We totally understand Brandon Phillips' whining.
Surely better live, Vernon Fiddler is on his way to sparking a brilliant acting career.
With further glances, we can almost see a fiery smoke escape from within Marta's soul...almost.
Somebody's been hanging out with Michael Sorrentino (The Situation) too much. Ya kna.
Rumbling, bumbling, stumbling to the emergency room with an aneurysm.
Josh Howard presents us with the essence of any Lil Jon music video...whaaaaaaatttt?!
Nobody talks about my boy LeBron that way...nobody!
Unlike his beloved Oakland fanbase, Al Davis needs no skull mask to instill fear.
A true legend.
This is what Chad Ochocinco meant when he said, "Child, please."
Although this might be the happiest we've ever seen Ray Ray.
We'd like to believe Mike Tyson is currently yelling at a crackling bowl of Rice Krispies.
If only Carlos Zambrano threw with this much focus on the mound.
Pitching coach Larry Rothschild is clearly enjoying the show.
Furious, exhausted and thoroughly pleased...yeah, Johnny Rackets was never selective with his tantrums.
While usually a humorous and friendly bear, Shaq has seemingly patented this historic face.
This clearly wasn't the first time.
Regal, tranquil, passionate...Lou Holtz always finds a way to inspire.
Jerome Bettis is sprinting the other direction as we speak.
It seems as if a snail perused his way onto the track, only to discover he was set to be stomped out by an angry runner...smush.
Aleksandr was certainly great, but intimidating? Even the mat was scared.
That rosacea would look great in a vase of water.