Ryan Lochte’s Bizarre Knee Injury Explained With Ryan Lochte GIFs

Here’s how we think our favorite swimmer tore his MCL.

Five-time gold medalist Ryan Lochte recently tore his MCL and sprained his ACL during an encounter with a fan in Gainesville, Fla. According to Janice Lee, Lochte’s publicist, a teenage girl ran at Lochte, who tried to catch her, but the two fell over in the process. Lochte hit his knee on a curb. The girl was not hurt. His medical staff expects Lochte to make a full recovery.

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We have imagined a slightly different version of the events that lead to his injury.

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4. So Ryan Lochte was walking down the street casually disrobing…

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5. He was simply minding his own business and talking to himself…

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6. When his future bride caught his eye.

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7. The gold medalist then quickly turned on the silent but deadly Lochte charm…

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8. After Lochte blew her a kiss, the lucky lady came running.

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9. After she tackled him to the ground, he immediately cut to the chase and asked her out.

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10. When she hesitated Lochte panicked and started lying through his platinum grill.

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11. And then he started to believe his own lies before immediately blacking out.

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12. The next morning he woke up with a painful hangover and wearing an enormous knee brace…

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13. He reached for his cell phone and noticed 23 unread text messages and two missed calls…

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14. When asked how he tore his MCL and sprained his ACL, he only had one answer…

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15. THE END.

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