Athletes Who Were Better in Video Games Than Real Life

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Athletes Who Were Better in Video Games Than Real Life
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Video games have offered sports fans the chance to live vicariously through their favorite athletes for years, some of whom were or remain potent threats on the field. However, this virtual reality is far from realistic.

Thanks to game developers' drive to create flashier games, certain abilities are highlighted in these games; god-like abilities that can't be contained. For example, remember when sweet-shooting Michael Redd drained 24 three-pointers against the New York Knicks in NBA Live 2005? Of course not, it wasn't real and would never happen.

Here we'll look at athletes who were far better in video games than they were in real life.

Donatello couldn't have sculpted such chiseled perfection.

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