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The 10 Most Random Athlete Cameos in Movies and Television

Elite athletes are used to attention. They have to be to do their jobs in front of millions of people without having massive anxiety attacks. Some athletes are so inured to the spotlight that they seek out other venues for accolades, appearing in TV shows and movies. Sometimes it makes sense to have a bunch of athletes in your film. Blue Chips was about college basketball and had a ton of former college athletes in the cast, and sports movies frequently feature a cameo or two by real athletes to lend authenticity. Although, other times, athlete cameos leave us saying, “What?!” Here are 10 of the most random cameos we’ve ever seen.

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