Athletes in the past have shown to not be very financially smart. First, 78% of NFL players went into bankruptcy after retirement. Similarly, 60% of NBA players go bankrupt after five years of retirement. Therefore, this would mean that only 22% of NFL players, and 40% of NBA players, were financially smart enough to avoid bankruptcy, after 5 years, or more. In conclusion, most athletes were not responsible with the money they earned.
Athletes are unfairly paid when compared