We've all, at one time or another, been the victim of a sports cliche. Even if you've never played a sport in your life and have spent most of your youthful years attending Stamp-collecting conventions, you've probably heard most of these somewhere along the way.
It may be too painful to remember, but I can assure you, deep down, the memory is in there, haunting you, mocking you, driving you to drink to excess and play Call of Duty.
Here now I present to you my ultimate top 10, the most overused, useless and unnecessary sports cliches in the history of sport. Some of these may be horrifying; some may be disgusting; some may drive you to fits of hair pulling and uncontrollable shouting.
But they must be read, for only though the power of conversation can we finally recognize our national sickness and rid ourselves of this heinous infection of language!
Also, I get to talk about Mr. Freeze, which brings me to our first cliche...