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Big Shots for December 2, 2010

It seems there isn't a tailor in the entire world who can sew a jersey capable of staying on David Beckham's svelte torso. It's the tattoos. They stress the fabric until it spontaneously peels away from his skin. One wonders why he bothers dressing for games at all. Away from the pitch, this week saw the Asian Games in Guangzhou conclude, meaning that I'll have thousands fewer sports pictures to sift through to produce this blog. But if you're worried that I won't find enough amazing images for this post, well, keep your shirt on. ( 29 photos total)

David Beckham of the Los Angeles Galaxy heads for the dressing room following the friendly match against the Newcastle Jets at EnergyAustralia Stadium November 27 in Newcastle, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

The Vancouver Canucks' Manny Malhotra (left) and Mikael Samuelsson celebrate Samuelsson's goal against the San Jose Sharks during their NHL hockey game in Vancouver November 26. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck) #

Fans from Utah State heckle Utah's Antonio DiMaria while he shoots a free throw during an NCAA college basketball game in Logan, Utah November 24. (AP Photo/Deseret News/Ravell Call) #

Argentina's Independiente's fans cheer before a Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Ecuador's Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito in Buenos Aires November 25. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia) #

Horses perform at the Sicab, the International Horse Fair of Spain, November 25 in Seville. (Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images) #

The starting pistol is fired for the 74th running of the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Conn. November 25. (AP Photo/Journal Inquirer/Jim Michaud) #

Volunteers shovel the snow off the field during the first quarter of the Vanier Cup football game between Laval and Calgary November 27 in Quebec City. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press/Jacques Boissinot) #

The Egyptian team competes together in the 10th 100km Pharaonic Race near the Sakkara Pyramid in Giza November 26. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images) #

Mubarak Hassan Shami of Qatar (right), Khalid Kamal Khalid Yaseen of Bahrain (center) and Dong Guojian of China hydrate in the marathon event during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou November 27. (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images) #

Etienne Giroire waits for rescue by a cargo boat November 13 after he capsized 1500 miles from Pointe-a-Pitre, close to the arrival of the solo race held every four years between Saint-Malo to Pointe-a-Pitre in the French West Indies. (ETIENNE GIROIRE/AFP/Getty Images) #

Udorn Duangdecha jumps into a pond after winning the final round of the King's Cup golf tournament at the Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club in Thailand's Khon Kaen. (KHALID REDZA/AFP/Getty Images) #

Jockey Andrew Tinkler falls off Prince Du Beury during the Novices' Handicap Steeple Chase at Newbury Racecourse in Newbury, England November 27. (AP Photo/PA/Steve Parsons) #

Sergio Martinez celebrates as referee Earl Morton attends to Paul Williams after a knockout during the second round of their middleweight championship bout in Atlantic City November 20. (REUTERS/Tim Shaffer) #

MSK Zilina's Martin Dubravka makes a save during their Champions League soccer match against Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London November 23. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) #

Gold medallist Cao Yuan of China performs on his way to winning the men's 10m platform diving final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou November 26. (TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images) #

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring a penalty during their Champions League football game at Ibrox in Glasgow November 24. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images) #

Andy Murray pauses during his match against David Ferrer at the ATP World Tour Finals in London November 25. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) #

(Clockwise from top left) Kansas State coach Frank Martin, Utah State coach Stew Morrill, Duke coach Joanne McCallie, and Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell overact during their teams' NCAA men's and women's basketball games in the past week. Relax guys, you've got the part. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (AP Photo/Colin E Braley) (AP Photo/Rick Havner) (AP Photo/Steve Coleman) #

America's Matias Vouso (right) and Santos' Oswaldo Sanchez react after a foul during the Mexican Apertura Tournament semifinal match in Mexico City November 25. (LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images) #

Sri Lanka's Suranga Lakmal bowls during a cricket practice session in Pallekele, Sri Lanka November 30. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena) #

The Chicago Blackhawks John Scott (right) punches the Los Angeles Kings' Kevin Westgarth during their NHL hockey game in Los Angeles November 27. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) #

The Boston Celtics' Semih Erden is fouled by the Washington Wizards' JaVale McGee during their NBA basketball game in Boston November 17. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) #

Australia's Will Genia tackles France's Thierry Dusautoir during their rugby union test match November 27 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images) #

Afghanistan's Samiullah Shinwarai (left) and Shafiqullah Shafaq celebrate the wicket of Bangladesh's Shuvagoto Hom Chowdhury during their gold medal cricket match at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou November 26. (REUTERS/Mick Tsikas) #

Andy Murray serves the ball during his semifinal match against Rafael Nadal during the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena November 27 in London. (Clive Rose/Getty Images) #

Steven Nyman leaves the start gate during training in the FIS Ski World Cup in Lake Louise, Canada November 24. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images) #

Former Formula One driver Heikki Kovalainen crashes into the wall during the Race of Champions at the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf November 28. (REUTERS/Ina Fassbender) #

Boys play soccer in Kreter market during the Gulf Cup 20 soccer tournament in Aden, Yemen November 30. (REUTERS/Tariq AlAli) #

A young fan watches warmups prior to the game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena November 30 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) #


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speechless...amazin' collection !

thanks boston ! greetings from Moldova.

Posted by presasportiva December 3, 10 03:54 AM
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Not sure what to think with pic 15 ..

Posted by M December 3, 10 12:22 PM
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# 15. Crazy capture!! crazy face!! I don't know what he is doing...

Posted by Eric December 3, 10 02:31 PM
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