Who are the most controversial athletes of 2022? Sports stars are one part celebrity, one part athlete. Like so many celebrities, some athletes are prone to scandal. These sports stars are were involved some of the biggest controversies of 2022, and many remain controversial figures. Which athletes do you think are the most controversial in 2022? What is your definition of controversy? Is it off-the-field antics like Antonio Brown using a fake vaccination passport, or is it on-the-court antics like Antonio Brown quitting on his team in the middle of a game? Which is worse: intentionally sitting out or being forced to ride the bench?
AB is probably the first big name controversial athlete of 2022, for a myriad of reasons. Then, there's Ben Simmons who signed a big contract and refuses to abide by it for petty reasons.. And, of course, there's Novak Djokovic, who found himself in the middle of controversy, after being detained and deported by Australian officials ahead of the Australian Open due to his vaccination status.
Vote up the athletes who've caused the most controversy in 2022, and check back as more sports stars get added to the list throughout the year!