Athletes Whose Careers Were Ended By Injury

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Sports can be a cruel business. Athletes who spend their entire lives training to be at the peak of their game can have everything snatched from them in a twist of a knee or snap of a shoulder.

Sometimes, a great athlete whose not ready to give up on their well-earned prime, can be forced to hang up their cleats if their body just cant take it anymore. Countless legendary sports figures have had to end their illustrious or promising careers sooner than they, their teams, or their fans had hoped, leaving everyone to wonder, “What could have been?”…

Boston Celtis forward Larry Bird shoots during game.

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You won’t believe how some athletes had their careers ended…Find out who and how!