The bench is normally a place reserved for the players and coaches who are not factors in contest outcomes.
For players preforming, the bench is either a place to catch a breather and rehydrate before taking to the playing grounds.
We as fans have to recognize that all professional athletes are human. Most have distinct personalities that sometimes emerge when they are being taped for live television.
While many athletes try to block everything but the game from their minds and focus attention completely on the game at hand, some guys take themselves a bit less seriously. They can be found terrorizing everyone from their teammates, the opposing teams, to themselves.
This is a list of five of the funniest bench moments caught on video that I could find. From soccer to basketball and hockey, these five clips feature some of the most ridiculous behavior exhibited by professional athletes in recent years.