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How To Make Athletes Better Players: Show Them Your Nuts

What’s a better motivator for male athletes: Greek basketball fans (below) so disgusted with your performance they demand you take your jerseys off (because you don’t deserve to wear them) and your team’s president apologizing for the “queer game”? Or German soccer coach Louis van Gaal’s (pictured top) way of intimating how dispensable any of his players were by showing them he had “the balls” to fire any of them — and dropping his shorts to reveal the size of his cojones?