Athletes make a lot of money to participate in a sport at which they excel. Most of the world wonders why athletes make so much money to basically exercise and play sports, two things that are enjoyable and healthy. However, athletes are far busier than most of us give them credit for. There are strict rules associated with being an athlete that pertain to public behavior, diet, exercise and training. They work hard and are paid handsomely for their entertainment value and skill, but not all athletes are able to maintain their financial success. Here are 15 rich athletes that went bankrupt.
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