Professional Athletes Look Like They Have it All… But Sometimes Humans Are Self-Destructive and Make the Worst Decisions… Check Out the 30 Craziest Criminals in Sports History….
So many young boys and girls dream of becoming a professional athlete. When somebody does make it to the very top, it’s natural to assume that their lives are perfect. Money, fame and success… who in their right mind would want to screw that up by doing something that is obviously depraved or crazy?
Well, for some athletes it really is too good to be true. Today we’re going to look at the 30 craziest criminals in sports history. Some of them have committed truly horrendous crimes like rape and murder. Others are crazy because they’ve thrown away incredible success by doing something very stupid.
Interestingly, the majority of sportspeople on this list are American footballers. There are a few boxers, a couple of soccer players, baseballers and more. Some of the details are truly disturbing so if that’s not your thing you’re in the wrong place. Enjoy!
30. Floyd Mayweather
He might be the richest boxer ever, but Floyd Mayweather has a dark past. Arguably the greatest defensive stylist of all time, he has spent time in and out of prison for various offences. While his convictions are nowhere near as bad as some of the psychos on this list, he’s still earned a place because he’s so high-profile.
In the early 2000s, he was arrested multiple times for misdemeanour battery against various women. He was also convicted after assaulting a bouncer. He’d serve 90 days in jail in 2012 for battery and this was used against him by Conor McGregor when the two men fought in 2017. You can’t escape the label of being a woman-beater.