The ESPN 30 For 30 documentary “Broke” struck a nerve among athletes when it aired last night.The movie explains how and why athletes manage to lose tens of millions of dollars in the space of a few years, and uses heartbreaking accounts from former players who’ve lost it all.
Judging from Twitter, a number of current players were paying attention and were shocked at what they saw.
Here is a sampling of their urgent tweets:
Everyone in sports, doesn’t matter if u play or not. Associated with it in some form or another should be watching ESPN #30for30 “BROKE”
Just watched 30 for 30 on Espn……..Be smart with your $
Divorce settlement 105 million………. Wowwwwww ……#30for30
That 30 for 30 yesterday was crazy
Watching this 30 for 30 Documentary it’s crazy. Learned a lot.
This 30 for 30 has me glued to the TV set. Eye opening especially coming from my dawg Andre Rison.
Watching #BROKE. It’s like a road map of what not to do with your money!! Crazy stuff
#nw #broke. Every pro athlete should be required to watch it. Powerful message.
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