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Holland: The worst losers in sport?

By Simon Rice and Jimmy Leach

Holland have been somewhat ungracious in defeat.

Despite being the main antagonists in what many have described as the dirtiest final in history, the Dutch have been busy laying the blame for defeat at referee Howard Webb's door.

Nigel De Jong, who seemingly karate-kicked Xabi Alonso in the chest even took it one stage further today, saying it is Fifa who are to blame for the final.

But are Holland the worst losers in sport? Judge for yourself: From smashing windows and breaking tennis rackets to moody Prime Ministers and flying kicks, we've picked out some of the most memorable moments when defeat was just too much to handle.

>> Click on the image to launch our guide.

What are your favourite temper tantrums from the world of sport? Leave your comments and suggestions below...

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