Top 10 Most Hated Athletes in US

The arena of sports is one of the most happening sectors where something or the other always makes headline. This particular article discusses about the names that are hated in America, despite of doing well in their profession. They got involved in issues which did not go well with their admirers with a huge percentage of dislikes. Let us quickly have a glance at the names that has been included in the list of top 10 most hated athletes in the world.

List of 10 Most Hated Athletes in US

1. Michael Vick

2. Tiger Woods

3. Plaxico Burress

4. Ndamukong Suh

5. Kris Humphries

6. LeBron James

7. Kobe Bryant

8. Terrell Owens

9. Alex Rodriguez

10. Kurt Busch

Top Ten Most Hated Athletes in US

Read through the list of top ten most hated athletes in America and know in details about their shortcoming.

1. Michael Vick

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Born on 26th June, 1980, Michael Vick is an American Football quarterback for Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League and is the most hated athletes in America. In April 2007, Vick was implicated in an illegal interstate god fighting ring and had to serve 21 months in lockup, followed by two months in home confinement. Though he still has fan following 60% of his fan dislike him due to this incident.

2. Tiger Woods

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The American professional Golfer, Tiger Woods is one of the most popular names in the field of Golf but due to his infidelity in 2009 60% of his fans started hating him. It was during this period of time that many companies re-evaluated their relationships with him and few of them even ended their sponsorship deal with him.

3. Plaxico Burress

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Currently a free agent, Plaxico Burress is a Football wide receiver, who was born on 12th August, 1977. In August and September 2008, Totowa police had to respond to two domestic disturbance call at Burress’s place. Again on 28th November, he suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the right thigh in New York City nightclub. All these evens hampered his reputation and 56% of fans showed their disappointment.

4. Ndamukong Suh

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With numerous awards to his name, Ndamukong Suh is a Football defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions of the NFL. His hard earned name got spoilt when on 24th November, 2011 during the third quarter of the Lion’s Thanksgiving game against the Green Bay Packers Suh pushed Packers’ offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith’s head into the ground three times followed by stomping on his hand, after which 51% of his admirers started disliking him.

5. Kris Humphries

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A Basketball player by profession Kris Humphries has been celebrating his birthday on 6th February since 1985.though he is proficient in his sports his married life could not hold any stable ground. There has been quite a number of news related to him getting involved with Bianka Kamber and Kim Kardashian. This has given a bad reputation to his name and today around 50% of his fans abhor him.

6. LeBron James

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Nick named as King James, LeBron James plays basketball professionally for Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. Despite of Forbes ranking him as the second most influential athletes in 2010, LeBron James’s fate got changed forever when he uttered the sentence, I’m taking my talents to South Beach” to announcer Jim Gray on “The Decision”. This did not go well with his followers with 48% dislike.

7. Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant is the shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association and has enjoyed a successful career in this field. But the summer of 2003 proved unlucky for him since he got arrested in connection with an investigation of a physical assault complaint filed by 19-year old hotel employee Katelyn Faber. The arrest has given a blow to his fan following and at present 45% no longer appreciate him.

8. Terrell Owens

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The 38 years old American Football wide receiver for the NFL, Terrell Owens is one among the top 10 most hated athletes in America. His popular image in the field of basketball got ruined due to a number of controversies offending 45% of his followers.

9. Alex Rodriguez

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The 1975 born American baseball third baseman, Alex Rodriguez has been a topic of criticisms since his alleged inability to produce hits in clutch situations. Due to the Yankees’ successful history, he was compared unfavourably to other Yankees greats who have performed exceptionally well. This has lead to downfall of his status and in today’s date 44% people in America stopped supporting him.

10. Kurt Busch

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Kurt Busch is another name in the record of top ten most hated athletes in America. The 34 years old got involved in a series of controversies including the 2005 Phoenix incident, Fall Richmond incident and few more. Whether he was at a fault or not, since then his fans started distrusting him resulting in 42% dislike currently. Kurt is a driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and drives the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet Impala for Furniture Row Racing in the Sprint Cup Series and the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Nationwide Series.

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