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A CrowdRanked List the most obnoxious athletes from any sport. Rank the most annoying guys who are constantly twittering absurd posts, women who act like sports are a beauty contest, athletes that overreact over every situation, and any other annoying athletes. Make your own list, rank it as you see fit, and add any obnoxious athletes that are missing.

So who are the most obnoxious athletes? Well, that depends on your defintion of obnoxious. If brash, brazen, cocky and crude fits your bill, then you'll have no problem sorthing through the people on this list. These are the most annoying American athletes, the most obnoxious sports figures and the top douchebags in spors. Vote for the least popular athletes that you can't stand. 
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer. He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion, having won ten world titles and the lineal ...more

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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Dennis Rodman Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the ...more

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
RobLein added O. J. Simpson Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson, also nicknamed "The Juice", is a retired American football player, broadcaster, actor, and convicted felon currently incarcerated in Nevada. ...more

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Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
FitzytheMartian added Lance Armstrong Lance Edward Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He previously held seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005, but was stripped of his titles in ...more

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Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Terrell Owens Terrell Eldorado Owens is an American football wide receiver who played 15 seasons in the National Football League. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Owens holds or shares several National Football ...more

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Tonya Harding is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tonya Harding Tonya Maxene Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second ...more

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Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Metta World Peace Metta World Peace is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Pallacanestro Cantù of the Italian League. He was known as Ron Artest before legally changing his ...more

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alex Rodriguez Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American professional baseball third baseman and shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He ...more

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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
idawg387 added Johnny Manziel Jonathan Paul Manziel, also known by his nickname "Johnny Football", is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more

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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Chad Ochocinco Chad Javon Johnson, formerly Chad Ochocinco, is a gridiron football wide receiver for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played college football for both Santa Monica ...more

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Barry Bonds Barry Lamar Bonds is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Bonds received ...more

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Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Mike Tyson Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson is an American retired professional boxer. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win ...more

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Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Jose Canseco José Canseco Capas, Jr., is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball outfielder, and designated hitter. Canseco has admitted using performance enhancing drugs during his playing ...more

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Sergio Busquets is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Sergio Busquets Sergio Busquets Burgos is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team as a defensive midfielder. He was a relatively obscure player when he arrived ...more

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Tiger Woods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tiger Woods Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for ...more

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Giorgio Chiellini is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Giorgio Chiellini Giorgio Fabricio Chiellini is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team. He began his career as a left-back, but made his name as an ...more

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Didier Deschamps is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Didier Deschamps Didier Claude Deschamps is a retired French footballer and current manager of France. He played as a defensive midfielder for such clubs as Chelsea, Juventus and Marseille. In this position, he ...more

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Since retiring as a player, he has been a mainstay ...more

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Ivan Lendl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ivan Lendl Ivan Lendl is a former world no.1 professional tennis player. Originally from Czechoslovakia, he became a United States citizen in 1992. He was one of the game's most dominant players in the ...more

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Charles Barkley Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Danny Ainge Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge is an American basketball executive and retired professional basketball and baseball player, currently serving as President of Basketball Operations for the ...more

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Bill Lambeer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
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Luis Suárez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
broncubspurs added Luis Suárez Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Uruguayan national team as a striker. In July 2014, Suárez ...more

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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
enea999 added Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona Franco is an Argentine former footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as for the national team of Argentina. Many experts, football ...more

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Fernando Couto is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Fernando Couto Fernando Manuel Silva Couto, OIH is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a central defender. During a 21-year professional career he played in a number of top teams in Portugal, Spain ...more

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Antonio Conte is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Antonio Conte Antonio Conte is an Italian football manager and former player. He is currently the coach of the Italian football national team. Playing as a midfielder, Conte became one of the most decorated ...more

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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
wiabux added Richard Sherman Richard Kevin Sherman is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Edgar Davids Edgar Steven Davids is a Surinamese-born Dutch former professional footballer. After beginning his career with Ajax, he subsequently played in Italy for Milan and Juventus before a loan spell ...more

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
LeBron James LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lb, he has started ...more

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Kobe Bryant Kobe Bean Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He entered the NBA directly from high school, and has played for ...more

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Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Michael Vick Michael Dwayne Vick is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He has previously played for the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Jets. Vick played ...more

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Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Roger Clemens William Roger Clemens, nicknamed "Rocket", is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball for four teams. Clemens was one of the most dominant ...more

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Marco Materazzi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Marco Materazzi Marco Materazzi is an Italian footballer who currently plays as a centre back for and manages Indian Super League club Chennaiyin. At the beginning of his career, Materazzi played with various ...more

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Albert Haynesworth is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Albert Haynesworth Albert George Haynesworth III is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of ...more

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Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
DaNerd added Marion Jones Marion Lois Jones, also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is an American former world champion track and field athlete, a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA. She won ...more

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Paolo Montero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Paolo Montero Rónald Paolo Montero Iglesias is a former Uruguayan footballer who played as a central defender or left back. He has been described as "skilful on the ball and calm under ...more

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Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga, Goiko for short, is a Spanish retired footballer, and a current manager. During his career, the aggressive central defender played mainly for Athletic Bilbao, also ...more

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Tom Brady Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" Brady, Jr., nicknamed Tom Terrific, is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After playing college ...more

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Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH, known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid C.F. and the Portugal national team. He is a ...more

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Christian Poulsen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Christian Poulsen Christian Bjørnshøj Poulsen is a Danish footballer who currently plays for FC Copenhagen. He has played for a number of European clubs, winning the Danish Superliga championship ...more

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Adam Jones Adam Bernard "Pacman" Jones is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round with ...more

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Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Latrell Sprewell Latrell Fontaine Sprewell is a former American professional basketball player; he played for the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. During his time as a ...more

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Ute Geweniger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ute Geweniger Ute Geweniger was a breaststroke and medley swimmer of the 1980s who was a leading member of the East German swimming team. She won two Olympic gold medals, in the 100 m breaststroke and ...more

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Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ray Lewis Raymond Anthony Lewis, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for ...more

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Jürgen Kohler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Jürgen Kohler Jürgen Kohler is a World Cup-winning German centre back footballer and manager. Kohler has retired from professional sports, but still occasionally plays for Alemannia Adendorf in the ...more

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Alex Schwazer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Alex Schwazer Alex Schwazer, OMRI, is an Italian race walker. He was the Olympic 50k walk champion but retired during the 2012 Olympics after being disqualified for doping offences.

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Ryan Lochte is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Ryan Lochte Ryan Steven Lochte is an American competitive swimmer and an 11-time Olympic medalist. His seven individual Olympic medals ranks near the top in men's swimming. As part of the American team, he ...more

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Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Chris Andersen Christopher Claus "Chris" Andersen is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. Nicknamed Birdman, ...more

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Sergio Brio is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Sergio Brio Sergio Brio is a former Italian footballer, in the role of centre back, who played for Juventus F.C. in the late 1970s and the 1980s and was part of their European Cup victory in 1985. Brio was ...more

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Dario Frigo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Obnoxious Athletes
Dario Frigo Dario Frigo is a former professional road bicycle racer.