In sports you are either overpaid or you are underpaid, there is no in between.
Most of the time, the overpaid athlete is going to be the veteran who no longer possesses the skills that they once had.
The underpaid athlete is likely to be a rookie or a young player that has entered their sport recently.
This list will take a look at 20 of the most underpaid athletes in professional sports.
These are a group of players that have made all-star teams, won championships, won individual awards, these guys have done it all and are getting paid much less then they should given the work that they have done up to this point in their careers.
So here are the 20 most underpaid athletes in professional sports today.
Salary figures come from various different sites, notably from the ESPN and USA Today websites. NFL salaries are based on the base salaries for players and do not include incentive bonuses.