It’s sad to see any athlete get injured, even when you’re actively cheering against their team. Sure, we can despise a team for a period of time due to our team affiliation. Yet we never want to see a great athlete lose out on a great career as a result of one. Athlete injuries can be devastating at the end of the day.
Several saw their careers completely ended from one or a few injuries while other careers were just completely hampered by them the entire time.
This article is about those who had promising careers destroyed by injuries. A number of these people kept or tried to keep playing. Some of them even had relatively okay careers after their major injury issues too. Meanwhile, the rest had to retire due to them.
This list will not cover those who had to leave their sport early due to sicknesses such as Lou Gehrig & Magic Johnson. With that said, here’s our list of big sports careers ruined by major injuries.