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Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans

Updated January 27, 2020 10.9k votes 1.4k voters 32.8k views42 items

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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.
  • Dwyane Wade1

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    TeamsMiami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers

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  • LeBron James2

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

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  • Alex Rodriguez3

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWashington Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Tim Tebow4

    Tim Tebow

    Age: 33

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMakati, Philippines

    TeamsNew England Patriots, Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Florida Gators football

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  • Drew Brees5

    Drew Brees

    Age: 41

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, United States of America

    TeamsNew Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers, Purdue Boilermakers football

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  • Kobe Bryant6

    Kobe Bryant

    Dec. at 41 (1978-2020)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

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  • Shaquille O'Neal7

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics

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  • Peyton Manning8

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts

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  • Tom Brady9

    Tom Brady

    Age: 43

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

    TeamsTampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Michigan Wolverines football

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    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

    TeamsSeattle Seahawks, Wisconsin Badgers football, NC State Wolfpack football

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  • Ben Roethlisberger11

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLima, Ohio, United States of America

    TeamsPittsburgh Steelers

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  • Victor Cruz12

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    TeamsNew York Giants

  • Allen Iverson13

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceHampton, Virginia, United States of America

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons

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    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Michael Vick15

    NationalityUnited States of America


    TeamsAtlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers

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  • Colin Kaepernick16

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    TeamsSan Francisco 49ers, Nevada Wolf Pack football

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  • Chad Ochocinco17

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    TeamsNew England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, Montreal Alouettes

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  • Derek Jeter18

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePequannock, New Jersey

    TeamsNew York Yankees, New York Yankees, Scottsdale Scorpions

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  • Barry Bonds19

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Pirates

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  • Lionel Messi20

    NationalitySpain, Argentina

    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    TeamsFC Barcelona, Argentina national football team, FC Barcelona B, FC Barcelona C

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  • P. K. Subban21


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    TeamsMontreal Canadiens, Canadian National Men's Hockey Team

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  • Cam Newton22

    Cam Newton

    Age: 31

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    TeamsCarolina Panthers, Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football

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  • Jeremy Lin23

    Jeremy Lin

    Age: 32

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    TeamsBrooklyn Nets

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  • Mark Sanchez24

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    TeamsWashington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, USC Trojans football

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  • Jon Jones25

    Jon Jones

    Age: 33

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceRochester, New York, United States of America

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