Global sports video charts: Footballer fouls himself, Chinese UFC victory

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The most watched sports videos from around the world for the week ending March 1 include a footballer knocking himself to the ground and a Chinese win at UFC 127.

On YouTube, Chilean Under-20s midfielder Bryan Carrasco of Chile flings an Ecuadorian player's arm in his own face at the South American Youth Championships, catching the attention of match commentators and viewers around the world.

Tudou users watched Chinese MMA fighter Tiequan Zhang notch a convincing win over American Jason Reinhardt as part of February's UFC 127 line-up, ending the bout in just 48 seconds.

Copenhagen's first Champions League leg against Chelsea continued to draw attention on French video service Dailymotion.

The presence of Japanese teenage prodigy Ryo Miyaichi at Dutch soccer side Feynoord helped lift a recent match highlights reel into Nicovideo's top three.

YouTube's most watched sports videos of the week (total views)
1) ' Soccer player beats himself up' (2,435,110)
2) Kobe Bryant Avoids Block By Lebron James - 2011 NBA All-Star Game (1,891,721)
3) Andy Roddick - The Greatest Championship Tennis Point Ever!! (1,438,535)

Nicovideo's most watched sports videos of the week (requires free registration)
1) ' Great soccer swerve-shots' (665,613)
2) ' MikuMiku Dance Cup Finals' (188,211)
3) Feynoord vs ADO Den Haag (21,869)

Tudou's most watched sports videos of the week
1) UFC 127: Zhang Tie Quan vs Jason Reinhardt (235,546)
2) Houston Rockets trade Shane Battier (198,863)
3) Football poems (107,123)

Dailymotion's most watched sports videos of the week
1) FC København v Chelsea (139,238)
2) Rooney vs McCarthy (135,735)
3) Olympique Lyon v Real Madrid (89,336)