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5 crazy things: Ronaldinho's shock suitors, huge fan a big hit and PSG's 'kebab' crisps

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The world of sport throws up a lot of stories every day - funny, shocking, bizarre and amazing. But you don't read them all. You can't. You don't have time.

That's where we come in: each day, World of Sport brings you the pick of the stories that you might have missed from the last day or two. Here's today's choice.

Think we missed something better? Let us know in the comments box down below.

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1) HUGE FAN BECOMES A LEGEND - A very large, nearly nude, sports fan becomes an online sensation

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Legendary fan hangs out (Twitter)

Legendary fan hangs out (Twitter)

A sports fan has become, unintentionally, a viral online sensation for doing absolutely nothing in the stands.

The baseball match between Los Angeles and Washington saw this man caught on the TV broadcast hanging out with an entire row all to himself - and it's clear to see why.

Understandably, as a result of his considerable size and distinct lack of clothing, he became the subject of many, many responses and links on social media - then TV.

For all the love he received on Twitter and other forms of the media, this fan certainly soaked up every minute of the five-and-a-half hour match in the best possible fashion.

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2) KEBAB FAVOUR CRISPS? REALLY? - PSG launch new line of crisps with crazy names

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PSG's new line of crisps (Twitter)

PSG's new line of crisps (Twitter)

PSG have now gone way beyond being a football club. Or even being a sporting brand.

The French club have entered the snack market, and they have done so with considerable aplomb.

In a wonderful gesture aimed at former Newcastle United director of football Joe Kinnear, the Paris outfit have gone with a 'kebab' flavour edition, featuring Yohan Cabaye at the front of the packaging.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has inspired the salt flavour, while the 'onion cream' went to Blaise Matuidi. Well played, everyone.

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3) FEDERER BELIEVES IN BEING TIDY... ALWAYS - Federer's wonderful way of working and managing his 'office'

There aren't as many fans around the grounds as there were last week at the US Open, so Roger Federer's Wednesday practice drew a far more manageable crowd.

There were no stampedes of people trampling others to try to get seats.

Preparing to face the mercurial Gaël Monfils, Federer hit a LOT of serves. He was most definitely relaxed.

Here's what the end of the practice looked like, courtesy of Stephanie Myles on Youtube. It turns out Federer's the kind of guy you want around your house, because he's just not going to leave a mess.

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4) IAN POULTER'S OUTRAGEOUS TRICK SHOT - Poulter knocks off the head of a pint

Is this real? Well, we really want to assume that it is, although many golfing enthusiasts - perhaps out of jealousy - believe that this is not remotely possible.

Well, we think that Poulter did indeed manage to shave the head off a pint of beer in a stunt that he performed in front of a staged audience.

Come on, just enjoy the fun of it!

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5) RONALDINHO IS BEING CHASED BY WHO? - The Brazilian legend is being targeted by a shock club, and it's fairly ridiculous

Ronaldinho is not only not being chased by one of Europe's biggest clubs, or even biggest English clubs, or even mid-ranking English clubs, but...

Basingstoke Town, anyone? Nope. Us neither. Well, they're still trying to snap up the 33-year-old, whose reportedly available on a free transfer.

Simon Hood, Basingstoke Town's marketing director, said: "Discussions have been had, and there is an offer on the table. Now it is up to Ronaldinho to decide whether he wants to take us up on it.

"He is on a free transfer and if he wants to get into English football, I cannot think of a better way to do that than by signing for Basingstoke Town."

 

Best of luck, chaps!

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