YouTube's most popular sports videos of the week: Flashy penalty kick fail

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The most popular sports videos of the week as viewed on YouTube at 12:00 GMT, Tuesday, April 13, include a penalty kick that got the better of both goalkeeper and penalty taker, Nike's new commercial starring Tiger Woods, and a British TV football pundit enjoying an unexpected question.

1) 'Indoor football - Innovative penalty shot ends badly' - 2,805,387 total views
A striker for Flamengo faked a penalty kick against Sao Paulo by spinning on the spot, sending the defending goalkeeper the wrong way. Unfortunately, the keeper's quick recovery combined with a spell of dizziness didn't lead to the flashy goal hoped for.

2) New Tiger Woods Commercial: Earl and Tiger - 2,764,115 total views
A commercial for Nike Golf. The now deceased Earl Woods asks his son, renowned golfer Tiger Woods, a few questions over a black and white, slow close-up zoom on Tiger's face. Tiger looks mournful. No answers given during the advert - Tiger placed tied fourth on his comeback at the 2010 Masters Tournament, April 8-11.

3) Chris Kamara misses sending off at Portsmouth - 1,318,903 total views
That rarest of things, a most-viewed YouTube sports video that is even more popular the week after its first top 10 appearance. Hijinks abound on the British Sky Sports Soccer Saturday program as personable ex-footballer and match analyst Chris Kamara confesses to missing a key moment during a Premier League match.

4) Barcelona - Arsenal 4-1 Highlights Champions League - 717,629 total views
Spanish defending champions Barcelona knock out English Premier League challengers Arsenal with a fantastic display of teamwork and a four-goal rout headed by star player Lionel Messi.

5) Wayne Rooney tries to sneak a fly pint - 671,795 total views
Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney was rested during the crucial top-of-the-table clash between his club team and title rivals Chelsea, due to an ankle injury picked up in the Champions League. BBC cameras caught him tempted by a pint of beer as he watched the match from a box seat.

6) Joshua Sacco, 5 Year Old at Fenway Park - 628,523 total views
A five-year-old boy delivers an inspirational speech first made by Herb Brooks, US ice hockey coach, at Fenway Park baseball stadium, home of the Boston Red Sox.

7) Pitcher breaks kneecap, makes unbelievable play - 399,505 total views
Despite suffering a painful injury, Vanderbilt University's fallen baseball pitcher Corey Williams rolls the ball to first base to tag the batter out.

8) 'Paolo Guerrero throws bottle at fan' - 365,008 total views
This clip from Germany's Sky Sports 1 channel shows Paolo Guerrero of Hamburg SV taking issue with a spectator and hurling his drink bottle at the fan, striking him in the face.

9) 'Paolo Guerrero turns and throws water bottle at fan' - 365,008 views
A longer clip showing the same water bottle incident and some commentary from Sky Sports Germany's studio guests.

10) Fc Barcelone 4-1 Arsenal - 286,470 total views
Another recap of the Champions League semi final return leg between Barcelona and Arsenal football teams on April 6 2010.

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