10 Of The Largest Flops In Sport
The nightmare scenario for manager or just about any head coach of a sports team is the fact that among their star players who they’ve paid big money to sign will turn out to be a flop. It is the worst case scenario that could ruin the hopes of any team, having an extremely gifted player who’s filled with possible underperforming to such a degree it impacts the whole season. Such flops can occur to get various reasons, from an egotistical and arrogant character as well as by just not reaching their potential, but in either case they have been extremely disappointing for everyone
Chosen by the Portland Trail Blazers, Sam Bowie was anticipated to become something of a celebrity in his career but suffered from some harms that seriously restricted his playing time that was early. This could have led to him never reaching his full potential, as he was really decided in the draft ahead of Michael Jordan, while history has been unkind.
When he was signed by Chelsea in 2011 to get a shocking fee of $82 million, Fernanda Torres had been among the top strikers in the Premier League. This did not look like such a terrible deal at the time though he could not reproduce that form at the London team, as the Spanish striker had scored 81 goals for Liverpool in only 142 matches and scored only 45 times. He was let go on a free transfer in 2014.