Deleted Tweets That Athletes Wish You Never Saw

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Deleted Tweets That Athletes Wish You Never Saw
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“Twitter—sharing and immortalizing humanity’s most embarrassing and moronic statements since 2006.”

We all do things we regret, especially on social media platforms like Twitter. You post on it, some troll rolls in with a clown comment and the next thing you know you’re a keyboard warrior in the trenches, ducking sarcasm shells and dropping the grammar hammer on fools.

Sometimes it goes too far, however, and we say something that’s less than classy or share a thought that in hindsight we really wish we could take back. And it goes the same for athletes.

But unlike us, professional athletes in the public eye can’t just hit the delete button on Twitter and forget about it. With their thousands of followers, the odds are high that before an athlete can delete their embarrassing tweet, one of their followers has already read it, screen-capped it and retweeted it for the public and media’s scrutiny.

From accidental and irresponsible to the downright ignorant, the following athletes’ tweets might have been deleted in remorse, but not before wreaking some serious Internet havoc.

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