Kobe Bryant and the 9 Best Masked Athletes of All Time

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Kobe Bryant and the 9 Best Masked Athletes of All Time
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There are athletes who wear a mask and fail and then there are athletes who wear masks and succeed. 

Athletes have been using masks to protect their faces because of facial injury for quite some time now. Some athletes shield their face because they do not want the defense to see the look in their eyes. Other athletes wear a mask on their face because of heritage or because their face is too disfigured to be seen by the public.

Regardless of the purpose of the mask, these ten athletes have found to a way to find success while donning a mask—regardless of how long they wear the mask for. 

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