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The Truth Behind Rudy Fernandez's Gold-Medal Flop

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During the men's basketball gold medal game on Sunday, Spain's Rudy Fernandez really went all-out with a flop as Andre Iguodala slipped and went for a loose ball. It was possibly the best performance by Spain in the game and really was some next-level flopping -- at least, at first glance. On the replay, it turned out that there was actually a really good reason for the flop. And the truth may surprise you.

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Yes, it turns out that Guile from the "Street Fighter" franchise had somehow snuck onto the court and egregiously flash-kicked the Spanish player. It turns out that flagrant (or whatever FIBA calls it) that Team USA received was totally justified!

That's Guile's problem, everyone: sometimes he just loves America too much. We forgive you, Guile.

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