Athletes Who Are Irish

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“The luck of the Irish” is a common expression, but when it comes to professional athletes that have descended from Ireland, more often than not, they really are lucky.

Athletes from Ireland and Northern Island have a lot to be proud of, and if you are a famous a sports star, there is a reputation that must be held.

From red hair to freckles, these athletes with four-leaf clovers in their blood will surprise you.

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts during the first quarter against the New York Jets

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Think that just because they don’t have red hair they’re not Irish? Guess again!