12 Bizarre And 100% Factually Incorrect Beliefs Spread By Pro Athletes

12 Bizarre And 100% Factually Incorrect Beliefs Spread By Pro Athletes

Welcome to the wild and wacky world of professional athletes and their often bizarre beliefs. From Kyrie Irving's musings on the shape of the Earth to William Hayes' belief in mermaids, it's clear that these superstars are not short on imagination. But are their beliefs based in fact? Well, no. In fact, many of these beliefs are 100% factually incorrect. 

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In this list, we'll explore 12 of the most bizarre and 100% factually incorrect beliefs spread by professional athletes. From Magic Johnson's risk-averse attitude to Tom Brady's advice to drink more water than you need, these athletes have some truly unique perspectives on the world. We'll also look at some of the more controversial beliefs, such as Manny Pacquiao's homophobic remarks, and the flat-earth theories of Shaquille O'Neal and Bryce Mitchell. 

So, if you're looking for a good laugh or just want to be entertained by some of the most outrageous beliefs of professional athletes, then this list is for you. Enjoy.

Kyrie: "Let's talk about it ... maybe?"

GRACKED THE EARTH IS FLAT (MAYBE) KYRIE IRVING Не isn't sure if the Earth is round or flat, and he doesn't want to get into it. Не thinks it's worth talking about, and he encourages people to look into it and decide what they think, he says. Surely, the Earth's shape isn't that controversial.

NY Times 

William Hayes: Professional athlete, amateur paleontologist.

GRACKED DINOSAURS AREN'T REAL WILLIAM HAYES 95 95 The Rams defensive end thinks it's crazy to think that dinosaurs ever existed. Не believes that archaeologists planted bones underground like Easter eggs.

Bleacher Report 

"Risk-averse" Magic Johnson.

GRACKED BASKETBALL CAN GIVE YOU HIV T In the early '90s, some people in the NBA didn't think it was a good idea for Magic Johnson to play in the All-Star game or the Olympics, because of the danger of spreading HIV through contact during a game.

LA Times / AARP 

Power Balance: All hype, no proof.

GRACKED CHEAP TRINKETS MAKE YOU STRONGER AND NIMBLER SHAQ JPA GAME MU sam PARA In 2011, Power Balance, the company that made bracelets that supposedly improved balance, strength, and flexibility, had to admit that there was no proof that their products actually worked -- even though Shaq swore by them.

ESPN / Cada 

Sorry, not sorry.

GRACKED VACCINES DON'T WORK DWIGHT HOWARD wish He's said he doesn't believe in vaccinations, and that's that, apparently. Do I believe in vaccinations? No, I don't. That's my personal opinion, but no, I don't, he said.


Shaq: Flat Earth Theorist?

GRACKED THE EARTH MIGHT BE NOT ONLY FLAT, BUT STATIONARY TOO SHAQ NEWS D ENEW P He's publicly questioned if the Earth is really round, and has suggested that it might be flat. Не has also asked if the Earth really spins, and has suggested that satellite images might be faked.


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