Brazilian Soccer Player Kicks Snake Off Pitch And Into A Group Of Supporters

It doesn’t happen often in the world’s top leagues, but once in a while, our furry friends take part in the match. Animal sightings at Premier League, Ligue 1 or Bundesliga games are infrequent, but if we go further down the line of world’s vast array of leagues, we will find places where, more often than not, fans get to see animals invading pitches with more frequency than their human counterparts. 

15 Footballers Who Look Like Animals

Have you ever been told you look familiar? Have you ever been mistaken for someone else? Join the club, because it happens to the best of us. It’s common for people to look like a famous celebrity or someone’s long-lost cousin. But have you ever been told you look like an animal? It’s not something you hear often, but it's also not the most ridiculous comparison since we are animals after all! Take a look at 15 footballers that channel something other than human.

Mamadou Sakho Is Holding A Lion In Dubai Because His Life Is Better Than Yours

Most high-profile footballers live decadent lives, mostly playing a child's game in front of thousands of fawning fans and lounging on boats in exotic locations. Crystal Palace central defender Mamadou Sakho (on loan from Liverpool) takes that to a whole new level.

With Crystal Palace not in action this weekend, Sakho used his break time to go to the United Arab Emirates and do some cool stuff. Here he is holding a lion: