If you thought some modern sports were a bit odd then wait until you read about some of history's most bizarre ancient sports. Waaay before we had things like soccer or Playstation to entertain ourselves with, playing dangerous sports was the way to go.
This game was popular in Afghanistan and involves a bunch of mounted players, some as many as a thousand, in a violent battle to attempt to pitch the body of a headless goat across a goal line. Sooo ... we're sure this sport wouldn't be popular with PETA. The game was deemed immoral at one point but has since made a comeback.