Dating pro athletes

Unlike some of the other ladies on this list, Gabrielle Union has almost exclusively stuck to dating and marrying athletes.In 2001, she married former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Howard.He married former model Brooke Shields in 1997, but the marriage lasted just two years.

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I was alone when he went to practices and team events.

I was alone when he slept until the late afternoon on his (few and far between) days off because he was mentally and physically drained from playing two basketball games each week.

Either way, they can just never seem to get enough of that athletic d.

('D' as in "dating." Get your mind out of the gutter.) All of the athletes' girlfriends and athlete wives on this list have dated at least three professional sportsmen in their lives.

In addition to being famous, richer and more physically fit than your average person, professional athletes have a much bigger dating pool to choose from as well.

Sure, that doesn't sound fair at all, but that's just one of the many perks that come along with the territory.Usually, I approve as long as the page doesn't look creepy and go about my business, but as I read the young lady's bio, I stopped.It read: this school, that city, emoji, emoji, whoever's bestie, "future basketball wifey." When I read the last three words months ago, I couldn't help but wonder who in their right mind would purposely seek out this lifestyle and as I think about it now, I wonder the same thing.WAGs (wives and girlfriends of athletes) come in many shapes and sizes, but they all have at least one thing in common: A weird addiction to sporty men.Maybe they're attracted to the athletes' fame and money, or maybe they like their rugged personalities.A few months ago, as I sat alone in a three-bedroom apartment in Cantù, Italy, a small town outside of Milan, I scrolled through my Instagram requests. A young girl, who looked about 14 years old, requested to follow me.

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