In pictures: 14 sports stars and their shocking sex scandals


Mario Balotelli: The 'whacky' Italian striker who is always known to be in the news for his antics allegedly also had an affair with Jenny Thompson in 2012. Earlier this year, his girlfriend Fanny Neguesha dumped him online after reports of the striker having an affair with Playboy model Veronica Graf surfaced. He later on reconciled with Fanny and then proposed to her during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (With Fanny Neguesha/ Pic/ AFP)

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Italian football star and bad boy Mario Balotelli, who was involved in a sex controversy, celebrates his birthday. Let's look at other sports stars and their infamous sexual encounters that hit the headlines