20 Most Ridiculous Cases of Mistaken Identity

Barack Obama Plays for England

In 2014, the U.K. had World Cup fever, so it’s no surprise that soccer souvenirs were a hot seller that year. What was surprising was that the leader of the free world appeared to be playing for the English.

A souvenir manufacturer somehow mistook U.S. President Barack Obama for British soccer player Chris Smalling and manufactured 2,000 mugs with the president’s face on them in place of Smalling’s.

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lev radin & Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com

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