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Dressed to kill!
Did you cringe at Venus Williamss red and black lace corset at the french open? Well, she was just booking her place in the pantheon of the worst-dressed sports stars of our times
Venus Williams caused a stir in Paris by wearing a revealing lacy black corset which would not look out of place down the road at the Moulin Rouge cabaret. Her skin-coloured knickers kept photographers busy. “The outfit is about illusion, and that’s been a lot of my motif this year, illusion,” explained the 30-year-old to mystified journalists, mainly men.
Serena warmed up at the US Open in 2004 wearing what looked like a denim skirt and football socks.
Mexican goalkeeper Jorge Campos was a visible presence in the mid-90s
The colourful trousers worn by golfer John Daly during the second round of the BMW Italian Open at Royal Park I Roveri near Turin, Italy, on May 8, 2009.
British golfer Ian Poulter during a practice round on July 22, 2003, ahead of the Nissan Irish Open at Portmarnock, Dublin.
Soccer star Rio Ferdinand scored a disastrous own goal with his choice of kit as he hit the beach in Tel Aviv last year. Super-tight denim-style swimming trunks and boob-tube-type top?
Just one of former NBA star Dennis Rodman’s flamboyant outfits.
Stade Francais president Max Guazzini wanted his club to have a distinctive away kit. Mission accomplished.
Andre Agassi in 1991, wearing cycling pants and (as we now know) a wig.
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