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Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans 

Blake Edwards
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Updated January 27, 2020 13.3k votes 1.3k voters 32.7k views 42 items

List Rules Only judge the athlete's fans

The athletes with the most annoying fans are sports stars we love to hate and the fans who love to love them. These fans of the top MLB, NHL, NBA and NFL players hold their favorite athletes as ultimate legends, regardless if they are worthy of the status or not. These sports fans are passionate and loud but more than anything, they are annoying and rarely shut up about how awesome their favorite athlete is.

It shouldn't be any surprise that the athletes that are the most annoying to begin with attract the most annoying fans. For some athletes, fans hold them in such high regard that no matter what the athlete does, the fans will continue to treat them as royalty. Diehard fans of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger or Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick barely batted an eye when the National Football League stars found themselves in legal trouble, while outsiders found both the football players and their fans nothing but annoying.

In other cases, the players are seen as the greatest gifts to their respective sports and their annoying fans will never let you forget that. Those who worship the likes of quarterback Tim Tebow, NHL player Sidney Crosby and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant will all argue that these players are the greatest of all time, even if that's obviously not the truth.

Whether these sports fans are unapologetically supportive of their troublesome athletes, cannot shut their yappers about how great their favorite athlete is or anywhere in between, all of these athletes' fans are stubborn and beyond annoying. They may not be as bad as the most annoying baseball team fans or the basketball teams with the most annoying fans but that certainly doesn't make them any less tolerable.
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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 35

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

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Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 32

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Makati, Philippines

Teams: New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Florida Gators football

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 44

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 42

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States of America

Teams: New England Patriots, Michigan Wolverines football

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Ben Roethlisberger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 37

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States of America

Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

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Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 45

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Pequannock, New Jersey

Teams: New York Yankees, New York Yankees, Scottsdale Scorpions

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Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 39

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Virginia

Teams: Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, Virginia Tech Hokies football

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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 41

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Teams: New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, Montreal Alouettes

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Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 31

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

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Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 50

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States of America

Teams: Green Bay Packers, New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, Minnesota Vikings

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Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 33

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Long Beach, California

Teams: Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, USC Trojans football

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Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 32

Nationality: Argentina, Spain

Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

Teams: FC Barcelona, Argentina national football team, FC Barcelona B, FC Barcelona C

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Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 30

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Teams: Carolina Panthers, Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football

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Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 38

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Teams: New York Giants

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 37

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Teams: Miami Heat, Miami Heat

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Tony Stewart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 48

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Columbus, Indiana, United States of America

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
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Nationality: United States of America

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Sidney Crosby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
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Nationality: Canada

Birthplace: Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins, Canadian National Men's Hockey Team, Rimouski Océanic

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States of America

Teams: San Francisco Giants, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 37

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Winchester, Massachusetts

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, San Francisco Giants

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Ronda Rousey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 32

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
Age: 27

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

Teams: Philadelphia Phillies

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Colin Kaepernick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Teams: San Francisco 49ers, Nevada Wolf Pack football

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P. K. Subban is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans
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Nationality: Canada

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Canadian National Men's Hockey Team

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