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5 crazy things: Star's nude trophy celebration, Bayern stars get on the beers, Neymar is a cat

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The world of sport throws up a lot of stories every day - funny, shocking, bizarre and amazing. But you don't read them all. You can't. You don't have time.

That's where we come in: each day, World of Sport brings you the pick of the stories that you might have missed from the last day or two. Here's today's choice.

Think we missed something better? Let us know in the comments box down below.

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1) SO THIS IS HOW TO CELEBRATE - Star poses naked with trophy

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Posing naked with your hockey trophy is very Australian (Photo)

When the Melbourne Mustangs won the Australian Ice Hockey League for the first time in franchise history, the celebration was expectedly raucous - the combination of championship elation and Australian birthright.

There was booze, laughter, an ice bucket challenge and one of the more, ahem, stimulating postgame images we’ve seen from the Mustangs’ locker room.

Star Michael James decided that the only sensible way to celebrate such a glorious occasion in fitting fashion was to pose with the trophy placed in a tactful position.

Creative? Yes. Original? Yes. Funny? Well, you decide... it's certainly caused quite a stir.

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2) BAYERN STARS HIT THE BEERS - Pep Guardiola's men get in the lederhosen in style

Bayern Munich's new recruit, Xabi Alonso, has already adapted to Bavarian life, judging by this footage from Germany.

The midfielder posed along with his team-mates while wearing glorious lederhosen outfits and clutching pints of wheat beer.

It's a standard sight in Bavaria, of course, but always unusual to see professional footballers let go of their inhibitions in such fashion.

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3) IS THAT A CAT, A RAT OR A SQUIRREL? - Animal flies in front of car during big race

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Watch out for the squirrelcat.

Strange things happen when NASCAR goes under the lights. Sunday night at Atlanta, something, either a cat or a squirrel or a mixture of both, darted across the track right in front of race leader Kevin Harvick.

Was it a cat? A squirrel? Or some kind of nefarious combination of both? Harvick thought it was a cat, but on closer inspection it looked more like a squirrel.

NASCAR has a history of animals making their way onto the track, but this really was pretty hairy with the animal racing just in front of the oncoming car - phew!

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4) IS THIS THE CRAZIEST FOOD IN SPORT? - 'Brunch burger' becomes huge hit

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Brunch Burger (Twitter)

Brunch Burger (Twitter)

One look at this crazy ‘Brunch Burger’, which is served at baseball team the Pittsburgh Pirates’ PNC Park and has gained a lot of publicity on social media, is enough to make you feel slightly uneasy.

It’s a paltry 902 calories and 3.5 million tweets have been sent talking about it!

Aside from the assortment of crazy ingredients, the most bizarre thing about it is that instead of bread they use a toasted glazed doughnut topped with sprinkles in the team’s famous colours.

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5) CAN YOU RECOGNISE THIS SUPERSTAR? - Brazilian star pretends to be a cat... of course

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Neymar as a cat (Instagram)

Neymar as a cat (Instagram)

Why is Neymar trying to look like a cat, we hear you ask? Well, it's a fair question...

Neymar's son, David Lucca, recently celebrated his third birthday and to mark the occasion, Neymar had his face painted like a cat.

There really isn't a whole lot to say about it beyond that. Just look at the pictures and cherish them.

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