We Guarantee You Never Knew That These Superstar Athletes Were Married To Their High School Sweethearts

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LeBron James is getting married to his high school sweetheart.It’s pretty surprising, considering he’s one of the biggest stars in the world and and all.

But a bunch of larger-than-life athletes declined to go the Tom Brady route, and instead settled down with the women who knew them way back when.

We bet you can’t name them.

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