Handball Player Drops Shorts in Extreme Meltdown [VIDEO]

Sam Laird

Attempting to get under your opponents' skin is a time-honored aspect of sports, handball included. Rarely, however, does it go better than this. Jostling for position, one handball player gives another a sarcastic peck on the cheek. The smoochee immediately shoves his antagonizer to the ground and then launches into one of the all-time sports meltdowns.

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The video comes from a match between Italian handball teams, according to its YouTube description. Not surprisingly, it's proved a hit with sports fans there, gaining more than 200,000 views in just a few days online.

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1. Golf Cart Fail

This runaway vehicle wreaked minor on-field havoc following a high school football championship in Texas last December. But a heroic bystander hopped aboard and put on the brakes.

No casualties occurred, and the clip immediately became Internet legend.

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