20 American Athletes Who Only Americans Can Appreciate

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A lot of unusual athletes occupy a special place in the hearts of American sports fans.

They aren’t necessarily the best players, or the players that embody all that is good in the world.

In fact, most of them are deeply flawed.

But they show emotion, say whatever is on their minds, and carry themselves with a weird authenticity that only Americans can appreciate.

#20 Lindsay Vonn

#19 Chris Bosh

#18 Metta World Peace (Ron Artest)

#17 Shaun White

#16 Johnny Football

#15 J.R. Smith

#14 Sloane Stephens

#13 JaMarcus Russell

#12 The Rock

#11 Marshall Henderson

#10 Colin Kaepernick

#9 Hope Solo

#8 Patrick Kane

#7 Floyd Mayweather

#6 Lolo Jones

#5 Bubba Watson

#4 Rasheed Wallace

#3 McKayla Maroney

#2 Jay Cutler

#1 Clint Dempsey

Clint. America.

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