When athletes are in their prime, their abilities make them feel invincible. They are told that they are the best in the world, and the word "no" doesn’t come around too often. On top of that, they are making millions of dollars in salary and endorsements.
Then, it all ends. The money, the popularity and the attention dry up faster than they knew was possible.
Lack of activities leads to laziness, and laziness leads to trouble. Not every story is the same, but they generally revolve around a culture shock in lifestyle that leads to bad decisions.
These are the top 20 post-career meltdowns in sports history.