20 Athletes Who Score on Their Own Team

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20 Athletes Who Score on Their Own Team
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The dreaded own goal. Is there anything worse?

In the world of sports, few things are more embarrassing than scoring on your own team. One bad bounce, one bad deflection and, suddenly, you're the scapegoat that puts to shame all scapegoats.

Scoring on your own team, believe it or not, isn't always inexcusable. Sometimes, the scoring is a result of a freak accident, a terrible bobble, a deflection that—nine times out of 10—goes anywhere except in the net or through the hoop.

Here, we have the 20 greatest examples of terrible, terrible luck—or, in some cases, pure idiocy.

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