After former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman returned from his trip to North Korea, the American people were taught a valuable lesson: Just because it sounds funny doesn’t mean it should happen.
Rodman returned from his peacekeeping mission to Pyongyang counting Kim Jong-un as friend, telling America that North Korea’s supreme leader wants to reconcile differences and sue for peace with the US. Now, several weeks after the visit, the nation has threatened South Korea and America with nuclear war.
Hmm, I guess something fell through.
Blaming this sudden turn of geopolitical events on Rodman would be incorrect, and give “the Worm” far too much credit for his role in international affairs—The US government didn't "send" him, these guys did.
What we do know is that Rodman’s visit didn’t help the situation. Here are 15 more sports figures who would only serve to make things between America and North Korea worse.