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35 Star Athletes Who Had No Love For Their Own Sport

Darren - September 25, 2020
Sports

35 Star Athletes Who Had No Love For Their Own Sport

Darren - September 25, 2020
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1. Andre Agassi

Did anybody have more of a love-hate relationship with their sport than Agassi? The American experienced extraordinary success in his sport. An eight-time Grand Slam winner, Agassi was also an Olympic gold medallist. But despite this, he claimed to have no love for the sport.

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In his 2009 autobiography, he revealed his loathing for his life as a tennis player. “I play tennis for a living even though I hate tennis, hate it with a dark and secret passion and always have,” he wrote. That’s a shocking thing for an elite athlete to openly admit. Many people hate their jobs but they expect athletes to feel as though they are living the dream.

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