Many sports fans believe elite athletes are finely tuned machines. In today’s era, they have access to incredible technology and tests that measure every aspect of physiology. But there’s no changing the reality that they’re also people and that makes them flawed. Many of them love indulgent substances like drugs and alcohol. For these athletes, partying ruined their careers and held them back.
So today we’ll look at some superstars who lacked self-control or suffered from addiction. Some of these athletes made dumb decisions while others sank into the depths of despair. These examples are a warning to every budding sports star because partying has ruined many an otherwise talented athlete. Check out the stars whose partying did just that right here.
Pacman” was one of the wildest players in NFL history. He arguably underachieved on the field because he didn’t show his full potential. The talent was there as he showed with a Pro Bowl selection in 2015. But Jones is more famous because he has more arrests than anybody else in the modern NFL (via Yardbreaker).
Jones the type of player who can find a party on a Tuesday night and create havoc for himself and also everyone involved. There were multiple strip club incidents including one where he slammed a stripper’s head against the stage. Meanwhile, he was involved in one of the messiest “gentleman’s club” shooting cases ever. There’s no doubt that his party antics negatively affected his career.