Top 15 Athletes Who Surprisingly Went Broke


Fast cars, expensive clothes, big houses and even private planes. Famous athletes have it all! They train hard, improve their craft, and some even quit school…which is actually a big mistake.

But why, they make millions?

Well, as it turns out, they lose millions as well!

Did you know that 78 percent of all NFL players are either under substantial fiscal stress or bankrupt with two years after their career ends? For NBA players, that number sits around 60 percent. Other sports around the world see similar numbers.

Here are 15 of the greatest athletes in history that lost everything. Some of the names on the list will make your jaw drop.

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