The Ice Bucket Challenge has been getting a lot of attention, but has a player ever been welcomed into his new club by a half-naked fan pouring ice cold water over his own head? It could only happen to Mario Balotelli -- as the Liverpool supporter's back reads: "Why Always Me?"
With his side down 2-1 against Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, we have a sneaking suspicion that Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda will rue this absolutely risible nailed-on sitter of a miss.
Horrible, just... horrible.
Wolfsburg did go on to lose 2-1, so Malanda's miss was the difference.
But are we being too harsh? Did the ball carom off the bar too fast for him to react?
Should an elite player be expected to sc...
To the very day, Friday marks the 10th anniversary of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's famous twisty-turny solo goal against NAC Breda while playing for Ajax in 2004 -- one of the very first instances of the mercurial Swedish talisman "daring to Zlatan" to be caught on camera.
In order to commemorate this most momentous of days, Ajax have seen fit to officially mark the goal's anniversary by releasing a special tribute video for the occasion -- complete with a voice-over from the man himself.
With the whole thing getting a bit tired now, people are starting to look for new ways to spice up their ice bucket challenge videos.
PSV Eindhoven may just have stolen the show in that respect, with the Dutch club bringing in police water cannons after being challenged by Eredivisie rivals Ajax and giving their poor squad the icy soaking of a lifetime!
The Vine footage makes it...
With Man City teammates Micah Richards and Scott Sinclair on hand to do the honours, here we see James Milner accepting the ALS ice bucket challenge -- first nominating City assistant manager Brian Kidd, Leeds United legend Lucas Radebe and the anonymous scamp behind the @BoringMilner parody Twitter account to follow suit.
Then, being of stout Yorkshire stock, Milner proceeds to tolerate the ice without so much as flinching!
We appreciate that all and sundry have undertaken the Ice Bucket Challenge these days but Toe Poke implore you to give Marco Materazzi's version a whirl.
What more can we say other than The Matrix's challenge is exactly how you'd imagine it to be.
Nominating Zizou before taking your ice water from the Champions League trophy itself? Stylish.