Justin Bieber is a person of many talents: he can sing, dance and expertly annoy the world without breaking a sweat. But Bieber also really, really, really desperately wants his adoring public to belieb he's good at sports. Videos of Bieber hoopin' make up as much of the pop star's Instagram feed as selfies and pictures of random girls and friends. Bieber helped Floyd Mayweather walk out to the ring for his successful title fight against Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas Saturday night, and he bowled with Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson on Sunday. Bieber loves sports, but whether he's any good at them is the question we want to answer.
Let's look back at the available GIFtory, that is, a history of GIFS that show Justin Bieber's many SportsCenter-worthy highlights through the ages, to see which sports Bieber excels at, and the ones in which his accomplishments are a little juiced. Bieber's favorite sports are allegedly basketball and hockey, and plenty of videos exist showing him excel at both, but he also occasionally skateboards and kicks around a soccer ball. Let's start with the latter and work our way back.
6) Justin Bieber's World Cup Moment
Back in 2011, a still-baby-faced Bieber was invited to train with the no-talent hacks who make up FC Barcelona's starting side. Hacks like Carlos Puyol, Xavi, David Villa, Andres Iniesta, and Lionel Messi, just some of the best players in the world. The squad released a video of Bieber's finer moments on the pitch with Barca. He seems to have a solid shot and can decently handle the ball fairly well, even if the defense is practically asleep. At least he's dressed appropriately, which will become an issue later in his athletic career: