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These Soccer Moments Were Some Of The Funniest Moments We’ve Ever Seen On The Soccer Field

Soccer is called “The Beautiful Game” with good reason. The free-flowing nature of the game usually leads to moments that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are entertaining. A well-timed give and go. A diving saves from a goalkeeper. A curling free-kick that hits the back of the net. It’s all art.

Occasionally, however, there are moments that aren’t quite as, um, exquisite.

 1. Sometimes, when the referee doesn’t call a foul, you’ve got to find your own form of justice:

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2. And even when the weather isn’t ideal, you’ve got to find a way to use it to your advantage.

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3. There are times when a shot isn’t on goal, but it’s right on target.

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4. And if you’re in the stands, you better be careful, or your snacks will pay the price.

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5. Don’t worry, professionals also have trouble keeping their eye on the ball.

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6. Even when they know it’s coming right at them.

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7. When you score a goal and the stands look a bit empty, you’ve got to take matters into your own hands.

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8. And when your goal scoring celebrations become too routine, you’ve got to find ways to spice things up.

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9. There is such a thing as too much, though…

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10. And you may pay the price for it.

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11. The corner flag is often overlooked…

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12. … But it can be the source of some unexpected action.

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13. Referees and their invisible spray have become a part of the game that you don’t really notice anymore. Unless the ref is this petty:

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14. Or THIS petty.

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15. Give ’em a break though… working that spray isn’t easy.

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16. But it does make a good pro soccer player repellant.

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17. Players don’t get their own spray but some of them find creative uses for drinking water.

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18. If you’re a rabid soccer fan, you’re used to seeing jerseys being pulled and ripped, but probably not this…

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19. … or this:

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20. Sometimes you’ve just got to cut out the middleman:

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21. When you’re watching a game at home, make sure to pay close attention at the pre-game action…

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22. … or the stuff that happens on the bench.

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It’s not art, but it’s definitely entertaining.

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Vanessa Bryant Suing Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Over Leaked Photos Of Kobe And Gianna

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Vanessa Bryant Suing Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Over Leaked Photos Of Kobe And Gianna

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Vanessa Bryant filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department alleging violation of privacy. The lawsuit stems from behavior by the officers at the scene of her husband and daughter’s death.

Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

On Jan. 26, a helicopter carrying Kobe and Gianna Bryant, Payton and Sarah Chester, Alyssa, Keri, and John Altobelli, Christina Mauser, and pilot Ara Zobayan crashed in the Calabasas hills. The sudden death devastated those who knew Kobe and the city of Los Angeles that mourned his death for months after.

Vanessa was shocked to hear that the sheriff deputies took photos of her husband’s and daughter’s bodies at the crash site.

“This lawsuit is about accountability and about preventing this disgraceful behavior from happening to other families in the future who have suffered loss,” Vanessa’s attorney, Luis Li, said in a statement. “The department formally refused Mrs. Bryant’s requests for information, saying it was ‘unable to assist’ with any inquiry and had no legal obligation to do so. It’s now for a court to tell the department what its obligations are.”

Bryant is suing the department claiming damages for emotional distress, negligence, and invasion of privacy.

Kobe fans are upset with the LACSD and the allegations that the deputies took these photos.

According to TMZ, Sheriff Alex Villanueva knew about the photos taken by eight deputies and shared within the department. They were also shared in the Lost Hills Sheriff’s substation. Sheriff Villanueva told the deputies to delete the photos from their phones and felt confident they did so.

A trainee allegedly shared the photos with a woman in a bar.

A witness to the event said that a trainee took out his phone and showed a woman the photos to impress her. The bartender overheard the conversation and filed an online complaint about the trainee and their behavior with the photos. The trainee showed the woman the photos a few days after the crash leading many to believe that the sheriff’s department was fully aware of the photos.

Kobe fans are standing behind Vanessa as she follows through with her lawsuit.

Reports state that the sheriff’s department told deputies to delete the images to avoid disciplinary action. The coverup is sparking outrage by Kobe fans who are angered that the department did not do enough to protect the dignity and privacy of all of the victims of the crash.

Mitú will update this story as it continues to develop.

READ: Vanessa Bryant Forced To Respond To ‘Beyond Hurtful’ Comments Made By Her Own Mom On ‘El Gordo y La Flaca’

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The Climbing Cholitas Of Bolivia Scale Mountains In Skirts And Snow

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The Climbing Cholitas Of Bolivia Scale Mountains In Skirts And Snow

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In the capital city of La Paz, Bolivia 11 Indigenous women have set out to climb higher than the sexist expectations of their world. The women come from an Indigenous group known for their bowler hats and brightly ornate clothing. They call themselves the Cholita Climbers and they’re willing to go to great heights to reach their dreams.

Up until recently, the Bolivian Aymara women worked as cooks and caretakers for wealthy families, men, and mountaineers from across the globe.

According to the Guardian, the women worked on high-altitude camps for years helping crews setting out to reach the highest peaks of the Andes. One day, the women decided to strap on crampons (shoes that are necessary for traveling on glaciers, snow slopes, and frozen waterfalls) and scale the mountains on their own.

While “Chola” is often interpreted as a derogatory term for indigenous women in certain Spanish-speaking countries, the Climbing Cholitas have taken back the word and found power in it. As a group (whose members range from 24 to 52 years old), the women weather the dangers of icy mountain terrains while holding on to ice axes and wearing their traditional dresses.

In some incredible pictures taken of the woman, they can be seen wearing colorful dresses called polleras.

The women have set out to climb the highest peaks in South America, including Aconcagua. For the time being, they’re setting their sights on scaling eight mountains higher than 19,700 ft.

Speaking about their experiences Dora Magueño, a 50-year-old member of the group, told the Guardian that she cried when she first climbed Huyana Potsí. “I’m strong, I’m going to continue and get to the top of eight mountains.”

Ultimately, the group wants to steak a Bolivian flag on the summit of Aconcagua. The mountain is located in the Argentinian Andes near the border with Chile.

Check out a video of the women below!

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