The Rundown

Top 5 worst pop efforts from sports stars

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US golfers Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan set up a boy band ahead of the ongoing US Open to record a charity single.

What's their song 'Oh, oh, oh' like? Well not great, but it is a bit of fun and has a hilarious video so we are willing to give it a pass.

As it is for charity too - we will unashamedly suggest you go and buy it on iTunes after you've watched the video below.

However while that song lacks quality, it is nowhere near the worst 'sports star does pop' effort we've heard - we've selected our top five below.

*NOTE* Before we get lots of comments asking where is Gazza, Kevin Keegan, Terry Venables, Ian Wright etc... we have decided to implement a 'one entry per sport' rule.

*WARNING* Once you listen to these songs/watch these videos, the damage done to your ears/eyes cannot be undone. These are really, REALLY bad songs so you have been warned.

5. The Bryan Brothers (featuring Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray) - Autograph

We will ease you into things with this effort which is not THAT bad; serial doubles tennis champions Bob and Mike Bryan are quite proficient musicians and while this is no Mozart, it is catchy in its own way. However, it is Andy Murray's rap midway through the song that sinks it to terrible depths. Can you give a duller account of the electric lyrics: "During Wimbledon, it really gets crazy/My hand cramps up and my mind gets hazy." Shudder - our boy Andy makes fellow guest artist Novak Djokovic sound like Jay-Z. (Go to 1:30 for Murray's moment)

4. Carl Lewis - Break It Up

Carl Lewis was a winner - nine Olympic gold medals will tell you that - but this was an astonishingly bad entry into the music business in 1987. The song is awful...but the video? Deary me, I think the word you are looking for is 'camp'.

3. Chas & Dave with Matchroom Mob - Romford Rap

You might be thinking...'no not the Matchroom Mob - I thought Snooker Loopy was okay.' Well we thought it was BETTER than okay - it was a great little pop ditty. But this is the less-than-stellar, less-heard follow-up 'Romford Rap'. While Snooker Loopy reached number six in the charts, this peaked at number 91 - you can see why.

2. Glen Hoddle and Chris Waddle - Diamond Lights

It was a toss-up as to which terrible football-pop crossover we went for between this and Paul Gascogine's 'Fog on the Tyne'. However, while Gazza was just having a laugh, you can tell Hoddle and Waddle were deadly serious with their effort. The end product was seriously bad.

1. Brett Lee (Feat. Asha Bhosle) - You're the one for me

This simply has to be seen/heard to be believed. Australian cricketer Brett Lee wrote this song in 30 minutes in between practice sessions (it really took that long?) and then performed it with famous Bollywood star Asha Bhosle. The most surprising thing of all? It was a HUGE hit - reaching number two in the Indian singles chart. Watch if you dare.

Any we've missed? Let us know below.

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