10 Athlete Downfalls That Shocked the World

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10. Michael Vick

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When you’re a star quarterback playing in the NFL, it makes you wonder why you’d want to become a career criminal on the side. But that’s what Michael Vick became when plying his trade at the Atlanta Falcons.

In fact, while selling marijuana, stealing and taking illegal steroids, Vick ran a profitable dog fighting business in the back garden of his mansion. The latter offence saw the star jailed for 23 months.

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