The Most Awkward Celebrations in Sports

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The Most Awkward Celebrations in Sports
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When the feeling of victory floods an athlete's veins, rule books and bottles of popped champagne are tossed from his repertoire (just ask Gregory House). During this emotional breakdown, he will suppress appropriateness and embrace creativity as he prepares for what he expects to be the world's greatest display of passion. Or so he thinks...

A celebration is no simple piece of art. It requires patience, a crafty approach and sometimes a sharpie. But for the fine gentleman we're about to meet, a slight slip on the steps to a winning masterpiece cut their historic run short.

As they rumbled, fumbled and tumbled their way toward wince-worthy notoriety, these competitors quickly realized that memories aren't always memorable.

Let's take a look at the most awkward celebrations in sports, in which epic failure clouded brilliant achievement.

Prepare yourselves for a melting pot of emotions.

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