Athletes are prominent figures in our society. With success and high income, they attract all kinds of people who want to associate with them.
Athletes require many hours of practice to not just to make it to the pros but also to remain there. This time keeps them away from their families but builds team unity, a brotherhood.
Just like the rest of us, they also face temptation and sometimes they feel obliged to give in. For most, this act results in heartbreak, loss, embarrassment and even death. Surprisingly others are rewarded and better off.
Tony Parker and Brent Barry played for the San Antonio Spurs
Flirtatious texts between Barry’s wife and Tony were discovered
Both player’s marriages and friendships were brought to an end
Chelsea Football Club star John Terry was married and has twins.
At the time he was named “Father of the Year”.
It didn’t stop Terry from sleeping with teammate Wayne Bridge’s girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel.
Murray was a stellar running back playing for U. of Oklahoma.
Murray must have caught the attention of teammate Brennan Clay’s wife.
He was accused of sleeping with her.
Rookie Avisail Garcia gave into the temptation of Prince Fielder’s wife Chanel.
Management decided to split up and send off both players.
Garcia was sent to the Chicago White Sox and Fielder to the Texas Rangers.
Pavel Bure and Sergei Fedorov played hockey for the Soviet Union & Russia.
Anna Kournikova, married to Fedorov, fell into Bure’s arms.
Fedorov filed for divorce and left the embarrassment behind.
While with the Phoenix Suns, Richardson lent himself to Steve Nash’s wife.
Former Mrs. Nash became pregnant with whom Nash thought was his child.
The paternity results disagreed.
Brendan Shanahan had the nerve to sleep with Craig Janney’s wife.
Brendan asked Mrs. Janney to become Mrs. Shanahan, now mother of three.
As team USA soccer captain, John Harkes was kicked from the team.
Harkes cheated with teammate Eric Wynalda’s wife Amy.
The Wynaldas divorced, Harkes and his wife remained together.