They say fame is addicting. So when an athlete hangs up his/her uniform for the last time, the struggle begins. How do I stay relevant? Popular? The topic at dinner tables and bar stools across the land?
Some retired athletes don't cope well and turn to crime. Others try to find a second life as actors, reality show stars, commentators, rappers or politicians. Anything that puts them in the public eye.
Some of those endeavors go well. Others do not.
Click on to see 20 cringe-inducing videos of retired athletes seeking a beam of limelight by any means necessary.