Professional athletes represent a high level of success. It takes a lot of hard work and determination to get to where they are. It is only natural for kids to look up to athletes as mentors and role models. Sometimes however, its better to follow their actions on the field rather than listen to them speak off the field. Sometimes Athletes don't quiet think out what they are trying to say. Here are some funny quotes by athletes that make absolutely no sense at all.
Mike Tyson's Ambitions
The quote: "Being a champion opens lots of doors—I'd like to get a real estate license, maybe sell insurance."
Yogi Berra Passes the Buck
The quote: I never said most of the things I said.
Charles Barkley's Eaking Sperror
The quote: "Yeah, that's like saying the Titanic was a ball smoating accident."
Lee Hendrie's Wandering Injury
The quote: "I took a whack on my left ankle, but something told me it was my right."
Carl Everett's Dino Denial
The quote: "You can't say there were dinosaurs when you never saw them. Someone actually saw Adam and Eve. No one ever saw a Tyrannosaurus rex."
Bill Peterson's Lineup
The quote: "You guys line up alphabetically by height."
Stephon Marbury's Advice
The quote: "Take some Vaseline and swallow it, and it will help you."
Don King's Spanglish
The quote: "He speaks English, Spanish, and he's bilingual, too."
Bob Green's Omelet
The quote: "You know a football team grows all the time. They just keep swinging. They just keep getting better. You know, you crack enough eggs and you'll get an omelet."
Floyd Mayweather Jr's Fight for Freedom
The quote: "But it’s me taking a stand for something that means something. And it’s for the fighters who are up and coming. It’s sort of the same stance Martin Luther King and Malcolm X made, so we could have freedoms, so everybody could tell the world that we’re equal. The only thing I’m saying is that we are equal. So if you’re not on nothing and I’m not on nothing, then let’s go take the test. That’s all I’m saying."
President Gerald Ford's What-If
The quote: "I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today."
Ray Lewis Believes
The quote: “When you believe in what you believe in no matter what happens or what people believe, the ultimate is the ultimate.”
Tony La Russa's Squirrely Suite
The quote: "Well as long as that Miss Squirrely keeps dating, uh, Craig's Mr. Torty I just think we should get 'em a suite because we don't want them to interrupt the game. The problem is that Craig hadn't been playing. I think the squirrel was looking around for Torty because Torty was looking around for Craig. I don't know, that's nonsense."
LeBron James' Win-Win
The quote: "So until you understand who LeBron James is, LeBron James is in a win-win situation, and will continue to be in a win-win situation."
A-Rod's Sandwich Taunt
The quote: "Peanut butter and jelly!" (Allegedly barked at a young clubhouse attendant as A-Rod was jogging off the field)
Mike Tyson's Camera Philosophy
The quote: "If I take this camera and put it in your face for 20 years, I don't know what you might be. You might be a homosexual if I put that camera on you since you were 13 years old. I've been on that camera since I was 13 years old."
Kevin Garnett Is Ready for War
The quote: "It's on Game 7, man. This is it. It's all the marbles. I'm sitting in the house, I'm loading up a pump, I'm loading up the Uzi. I got a couple of M-16s, couple knives. I got a couple joints with some silencers on them. Just loading up clips. Couple grenades. Got a missile launcher with a couple of, you know, missiles. I'm ready for
Metta World Peace is "Too Sexy for His Cat"
The quote: "I’m just too sexy for my cat. If I wasn’t as sexy for my cat, I probably wouldn’t have came back. I’m so sexy, I came back."