25 Great Athletes Who Retired Way past Their Prime

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The list that we have contains some of the best players that ever appeared in the sports world. However, due to a multitude of reasons, whether it’s about money, the chase for another championship, their competitive nature, or simply not accepting that they are done, these players continue to play on despite their age.
Whether they are in their late 30’s or early 40’s, the athletes still think that they have a lot of gas left in their tank, playing almost every day, to the point that they have become a liability to their team. It’s hard to judge them, as sometimes all they want is a chance to bow down gracefully, in the form of a championship or maybe, another individual award.