Since the first discus throw in Greece, sports stars have believed they were above the law.
Obviously, no one in this world is beyond the long arm of the law. If you break the rules, you will be caught, you will be cuffed, and you will have your picture taken.
And it is going to look bad.
That being said, there exists a veritable cottage industry covering the mugshots taken of sports figures under arrest.
Most are ugly and glum—typical fare for anyone who's ever had the cuffs slapped on them. But some of their mugshots go beyond the usual sad, put-out looks of a celebrity falling back to earth. Some just look down-home, fruit-bat crazy.
So in the name of one particularly beautiful mugshot that was taken recently, I've decided to take us down memory lane for a look at the goofiest, strangest sports figure mugs we've ever seen, and then compare them to some celebrity (and completely random) lookalikes.
Break out the caution tape and protective padding—it's time for the best athlete mugshots ever.