Top 10 Athletes Whose Last Games Ended Badly

When an athlete retires or plays their last game, we expect them to go out like Kobe Bryant, Peyton Manning, and Abby Wambach. But there have been some athletes whose last games ended horrifically wrong. These are ten examples.
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The Top Ten

1 Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nicknamed "Zizou", is a retired French footballer and current manager of Real Madrid.

Sent off for a headbutt in the 2006 World Cup Final against Italy. - BUETBU91

2 Dan Marino Dan Marino Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. is a former American football player who was a quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

Got defeated 62-7 to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL Playoffs - BUETBU91

3 Reggie Miller Reggie Miller

Pacers lost to the Detroit Pistons in the playoffs in six games - BUETBU91

Eliminated in game 6 round 2 of the playoffs. Reggie thought he could still carry the team as he drove to the basket for the bucket that would put his team up with less than 2 minutes to go, but as he was driving, a much younger and faster Tayshaun Prince soared from behind Reggie and blocked his shot that ended Reggie's illustrious career. - RobertWisdom

Maybe you're right. I'm not sure. But it feels like this was the year The Spurs beat The Pistons in 7. - RobertWisdom

4 Joe Louis Joe Louis

Knocked out by a in-his-prime Rocky Marciano - BUETBU91

5 Joe Theismann Joe Theismann

Broked his leg after being sacked by Lawrence Taylor - BUETBU91

6 Troy Aikman Troy Aikman Troy Kenneth Aikman is a former American football quarterback who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League.

Suffered a concussion - BUETBU91

7 Wayne Gretzky Wayne Gretzky Wayne Douglas Gretzky CC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999.

Lost in overtime to Pittsburgh 2-1 at Madison Square Garden - BUETBU91

8 Brett Favre Brett Favre Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

Suffered a concussion - BUETBU91

9 Jared Allen Jared Allen Jared Scot Allen is a former professional American football defensive end. After playing college football for Idaho State University for four years, he was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft.

Lost Super Bowl 50 to the Denver Broncos - BUETBU91

10 Andre Ethier Andre Ethier

Drove in only run for his team during Game 7 of the 2017 World Series, but still lost 5-1. - BUETBU91