Pampered stars believe they can break all the rules

Many high-earning athletes believe that their wages and status allow them to do whatever they want

13th March, 2016
Adam Johnson was convicted of engaging in sexual activity with a minor earlier this month Pic: Getty

It was last season when a top-level footballer had a troublesome conundrum that was getting the better of him. Not knowing where to turn after a brief affair came to an end, he decided to confide in his agent. “I’ve been watching a programme about the Book of Mormon,” he said. “You know they are allowed to have numerous wives? So why can’t I?” In the end a stumped expression came attached to a stumped...

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