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If You’re Weirded Out by Guys Kissing, You Probably Don’t Watch Soccer

Mexican soccer team Tigres UANL recently won the 2015 Liga MX Apertura championship in a dramatic penalty shootout.

Tigres, based in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, defeated Pumas UNAM to win their fourth Mexican league title.

An image of goalkeeper Nahuel Guzmán kissing Israel Jiménez (the guy who scored the winning penalty) went viral moments after the end of the match.

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Credit: Televisa Deportes

You know what, though? In fútbol, that kind of stuff happens ALL THE TIME. And by “that kind of stuff,” we mean soccer players kissing anything within an arm’s distance. Watch a game and there’s a good chance you’ll find a player…

Kissing the goalpost…

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Credit: Jonathan Daniel / Getty

Kissing a TV camera…

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Credit: Alex Livesy / Getty

Kissing a security dude…

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Credit: Laurence Griffiths / Getty

Kissing a ball…

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Credit: Dean Mouhtaropoulos / Getty

Kissing the pitch…

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Credit: Michael Dodge / Getty

Kissing a trophy…

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Credit: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty

Kissing their jersey…

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Credit: Jasper Juinen / Getty

Kissing their hand…

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Credit: Richard Heathcoate / Getty

READ: 9 of the Weirdest Things You’ll See on a Soccer Field

Kissing their coach…

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Credit: Clive Mason / Getty

Kissing their wife…

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Credit: Laurence Griffiths / Getty

Kissing their child…

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Credit: David Ramos / Getty

And kissing their mother.

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Credit: Luis Bagu / Getty

But the best? KISSING EACH OTHER! It happens in Spain…

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Credit: Phil Cole / Getty

It happens in England…

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Credit: Laurence Griffiths / Getty

It happens in the Netherlands…

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Credit: Paul Gilham / Getty

It happens in Italy…

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Credit: Claudio Villa / Getty

And it happens in Brazil…

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Credit: Tomy Fragueiro / Getty

Basically, EVERYWHERE.

It’s not really that big of a deal…

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Credit: UEFA

So…

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How El Chapo Makes $80K from a $5K "Investment"

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How El Chapo Makes $80K from a $5K “Investment”

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Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel is, by far, the number one drug lord in the world, according to a new report by the DEA.

El Chapo has almost full control of the drug market in the United States, which includes $3 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. He funnels it in through Chicago and Los Angeles and gangs — like MS-13, Latin Kings, Bloods, the Sureños and Crips — help distribute it to the entire country and even Canada.

According to the Mexican newspaper El Universal, this may be due to a rumored agreement made in 2000 between the Sinaloa Cartel and US Officials where, in exchange for information on other drug organizations, El Chapo would do as he pleased.

READ: People on Twitter Feared, Welcomed, Celebrated, and Mourned the News of an El Chapo vs. ISIS Showdown

Whether or not this is true, what’s a fact is that the cartel is becoming even more powerful. El Chapo is now growing his own opium to produce heroin and compete with the South American market. He has, according to farmers and officials in Mexico, 23,000 miles of opium and marijuana fields, that’s larger than Costa Rica. And just to put things in perspective as to his profits: it costs him $5,000 to produce a kilogram of heroin and can sell it for $80,000, street value.

Obviously, that’s not without consequence. Between 2007 and 2014, heroin deaths increased by 244% and there are between 435,000 to 1.5 million heroin users in the U.S. So whether he’s behind bars or roaming free, El Chapo is keeping his King Pin title.

Get more details on the new DEA report here.

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