These famous sports stars were involved in scandalous affairs

Updated: Aug 13, 2019, 17:48 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • These famous sports stars were involved in scandalous affairs

    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. His girlfriend Fanny Neguesha had previously dumped him online after reports of the striker having an affair with Playboy model Veronica Graf surfaced. He went on to reconcile with Fanny and proposed to her during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. They later split in September 2014. (With Fanny Neguesha/ Pic/ AFP)

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    Sardar Singh: Indian former hockey captain Sardar Singh was accused of sexual harassment by a UK woman who was the first Sikh player in the British u-19 hockey team. The female, Ashpal Kaur Bhogal, who also claims to be his fiancee, revealed Sardar Singh got engaged to her in 2014 and she became pregnant recently due to the physical relationship they shared. Meanwhile, Sardar claimed these are false allegations by the woman. The Punjab Police were conducting an investigation in the case. Since, there have been no recent developments in the case. (Pic/ Midday)

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    Bray Wyatt: The WWE superstar had found himself in a sexual controversy, when his wife Samantha Rotunda accused him of having an illicit affair with ring announcer Jojo Offerman. Wyatt apparently also filed a counter-petition for his wife to keep mum. Wyatt and Samantha were married in 2012 and split in March 2017. Bray Wyatt and Jojo began dating and kept their affair a secret one. Currently their relationship is not much spoken about (Pics/ Wyatt, Jojo's Instagram account)

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    Tiger Woods: The golf star reportedly had an extramarital affair with a nightclub manager Rachel Uchitel in November 2009. A month later he left a voicemail message for a mistress which was found. As a few days passed, over a dozen women admitted to having an affair with him. Tiger Woods admitted to his infidelity which led to a divorce with his wife Elin Nordegren in August 2010. (Rachel, Woods, Erin. Pic/ Getty Images/ AFP)

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    Wayne Rooney: Former England football player paid around USD 1500 to a prostitute Jenny Thompson for each session for about four months - during the time his wife Coleen was pregnant. This turned out to be quite the topic in the media and the Manchester United striker became the centre of many jokes. Since then, Wayne and Coleen have decided to put all this in the past and start afresh. (With Jennifer Thompson. Rooney Pic/ AFP)

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    John Terry: In 2010, the former England footballer allegedly had an affair with his teammate Wayne Bridge's wife and lingerie model Vanessa Perroncel. It was widely whispered that the Chelsea captain got her pregnant and later arranged an abortion for her, however, nothing was confirmed. (With Vanessa Perroncel. Pic/ AFP)

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    Lamar Odom: The famous basketball player who was dating reality TV star Khloe Kardashian reportedly cheated on her with his mistress and later went on to rap about in after he was intoxicated with alcohol. After a drug overdose, Lamar was comatose and also placed on life support. During this phase, Khloe Kardashian stood by his side until he recovered. The couple got divorced in 2016. (Pic/ AFP)

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    Frank Ribery and Karim Benzema: In 2010, these French footballers allegedly had an affair with a 17-year old girl at a Paris nightclub. It was only after the 2010 FIFA World Cup that an investigation took place and later, the charges were dropped. (With Zahia. Pic/ AFP)

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    Tony Parker: The San Antonio Spurs player was caught cheating on his now ex-wife, Hollywood celeb Eva Longoria when she discovered a series of text messages from him to his teammate Brent Barry's wife Erin. After failing to try and make things work, they divorced in November 2010. (With ex-wife Eva. Pic/ AFP)

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    Kobe Bryant: In 2003, the All-Star NBA player went down in history for something other than his on-field talent when a 19-year old hotel staff girl accused the LA Lakers star of sexually assaulting her few days after they got intimate. Prosecutors spent above a whopping USD 200,000 and the case was dismissed as the girl would not testify in court. (With wife Vanessa. Pic/ AFP)

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    Michael Jordan: The former Chicago Bulls NBA star allegedly paid USD 5,000,000 to his mistress Karla Knafel to keep mum regarding their secret affair. Karla later sued Jordan claiming he went back on his offer and that he also confided in her, stating that his marriage to now ex-wife Juanita was only to earn a favourable image in public. Jordan won the case but has been in the eye of the storm ever since. (With ex-wife Juanita. Pic/ AFP)

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    Mike Tyson: In July 1991, the undisputed world heavyweight champion was accused of raping teenage girl Desiree Washington at a hotel room in Indianapolis. Mike Tyson's rape trial took place in January 1992 and ended in February 1992. Tyson mentioned that all took place with the consent of Desiree Washington and that he did not force himself upon her. Tyson also stated that it was Washington who wanted to get intimate with him. On March 26, 1992, Mike Tyson was sentenced to 6 years in prison and 4 years probation. After serving less than 3 years, Mike Tyson was released in March 1995. (With ex-wife Robin Givens. Pic/ AFP)

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    Cristiano Ronaldo: Ballon d'Or winner and one of the greatest footballer of all times Ronaldo, during his stint at Manchester United in 2007, made the news for a wrong reason. Ronaldo invited five prostitutes back to his Manchester home for a massive orgy to celebrate a win with few teammates. The media pounced on Ronaldo for the bizarre celebration with his teammates (Pic/ AFP)

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    Tino Best: The West Indies cricketer revealed his sexual adventures in his book titled 'Mind the Windows'. The pacer claims to have slept with between 500 and 650 women. He stated in the book that he is one of the best looking bald guys and terms himself the 'Black Brad Pitt'. He also says that girls do not intimidate him and if he likes someone, he would just go ahead and approach them. He also says that his record is sleeping with above 40 women during his 11-week tour to Australia in 2005. (Pic/ AFP)

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Talented Italian footballer Mario Balotelli turned a year older. The controversial Italian striker grabs headlines more often for his antiques outside the field, including sexual scandals that scarred his image. Here's a look at some sports stars and their infamous scandals that made headlines

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