The Worst Purchases Ever Made By Athletes

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Michael Phelps

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Athletes make a lot of money and there’s nothing wrong with that. The real problem is that over 50% of athletes file for bankruptcy within the first five years of their reitrement. Start the slideshow to check out some of the dumbest purchases made by athletes. It will help you understand why so many of these former millionaires are now dead broke.

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Vince Young


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When Vince Young received a $26 million paycheck from his contract with the Tennessee Titans, he bought 120 tickets for a single Southwest Airline flight.