These athletes have revolutionised the world of sports, on and off the field. While they were setting new benchmarks in their playing career, few would have given them a chance to run the show successfully from behind the scenes.
Here are the select few sporting icons that turned into team owners over the last few years:
10. Michael Jordan – From a mighty Bull to a tame Bobcat
He is one of the greatest athletes America has ever seen but one cannot say the same for his business sense. Michael Jordan, who opted to lead Charlotte Bobcats as a co-owner of the franchise, hasn’t enjoyed any kind of success that was associated with the legend during his playing career.