Kobe Bryant Scores Own Goal in Mia Hamm Soccer Challenge (Video)

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NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant kicks a soccer ball during half time of the Manchester United and Barcelona friendly match at FedExField on July 30, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Getty Images)more pics »

While Kobe Bryant has recently been named the NBA Player of the decade, he's not necessarily much of a soccer player. During a charity match at Mia Hamm's Celebrity Soccer Challenge in Washington, D.C., he scored an own goal for the other team!

And Kobe's actually something of a soccer fan, himself. He's talked about his longtime love for Barca since he grew up in soccer-crazed Italy. But at least he's aware of his own lack of talent for the game. "I know who wasn't the MVP," he said of the charity game. "That was me." Check out the short clip of Kobe scoring for the other team below.


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