The Most Ridiculous Ways Athletes Spend Their Million Dollar Paychecks

chad ochocino

Athletes are always in the news for saying and doing ridiculous things.

They also tend to make ridiculous purchases.

Whether it’s crazy expensive, or just plain weird, athletes love spending their million dollar paychecks on toys, cars, and… aquarium beds?

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