Top-flight Spanish soccer team, Athletic Bilbao, only signs local talents and players of Basque decent. The team has won numerous titles and remained in the top tier of Spanish soccer ever since its inception in 1898.
At the 2000 Summer Olympics, Equatorial Guinean Swimmer, Eric Moussambani, swam the slowest Olympic time of all time in the 100 M freestyle at, finishing at 1:52:72.
The first CGI rendering ever produced was a Swedish 30 second animation of a car traveling down a planned highway. It was made in 1961.
A 2013 Video Game, Last of Us, includes an easter egg which has an in-game pest control company’s phone numbers displayed. If players were to call these numbers in real life, they would reach phone sex hotlines. The makers of the game soon patched these numbers out after these findings were reported.
NFL Hall of Famer, Terry Bradshaw, and Duck Dynasty cast member, Phil Robertson, played collegiate football together. He started over the future football legend for two years and eventually turned down an offer to play professionally in order to pursue hunting.
Gander, a World War 2 Newfoundland service dog, saved a Canadian unit of soldiers from a live grenade during the battle of Hong Kong. The dog picked up the grenade and rushed towards the Japanese enemies, dying in the explosion.
Originally French, Looney Tunes character Pepe Le Pew is portrayed as Italian in the French version of Looney Tunes.
A Deadpool comic released in 2004 predicts Ryan Reynolds playing his character in the 2016 film.
Korean Tennis player, Duck Hee Lee, currently ranks in ATP’s top 300. He is only 17 and deaf.
Mississippi Truck Driver, Robert Gray, forgot he signed himself up to run in his state’s Democratic gubernatorial election for governor. He would win the nomination without a website or campaign and without voting for himself.