Athletes Who Had 1 Job to Do...And Failed

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Athletes Who Had 1 Job to Do...And Failed
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A single, solitary job. That's all you had to do.

We needed one thing from you, and it was for you to do that lonely, only thing you were supposed to do. And somehow—against all odds—you went out there and managed to not only mess it up, but do the opposite. 

Screw-ups are a part of life, and as such, occur constantly in sports. Athletes can't nail every landing, catch every ball and knock in 100 percent of their field-goal attempts.

That being said, there are times when athletic blunders are so easily avoidable and pointless that they break through the barrier of dumb, human error and soar to savant-like heights of utter failure.

The following is a selection of athletes who had one job to perform and still weren't able to get it done, along with my difficulty level index comparing their simple jobs to everyday tasks us mere civilians face.


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