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20 Athletes Who Spent Way Too Much Money On Their Houses

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20 Athletes Who Spent Way Too Much Money On Their Houses

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When athletes sign their megadeals, sometimes they go out and buy extravagant cars and nice things. Other times, they go and spend millions of dollars on their houses. Based on Business Insider's list of most expensive athlete homes, here are 20 athletes who spent way too much money on their diggs.

20. Gilbert Arenas

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20. Gilbert Arenas

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House Worth: .2 million (on the market)

Arenas signed a huge 1 million contract in 2008 and apparently spent a lot of that money on his lavish home. On top of the house, he installed shark tanks that cost around ,500 a month to maintain.

19. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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19. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Purchase Price: .4 million

Despite his other ventures, .4 million probably seemed like a drop in the bucket to this superstar boxer. The fact that this mansion of his wasn't his biggest expenditure is appalling.

18. Maria Sharapova

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18. Maria Sharapova

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Purchase Price: .1 million

Sharapova isn't just stunning on the tennis court, her mansion's price is as well. As long as she keeps dominating and keeping the money coming in, maybe her purchase won't seem so insane.

17. Jorge Posada

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17. Jorge Posada

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Purchase Price: .1 million

The former New York Yankee champion catcher went big when it came to buying himself a home. While he's not known for a particularly lavish lifestyle, Posada certainly did throw down a considerable chunk of change for his home.

16. Barry Larkin

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16. Barry Larkin

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Purchase Price: .6 million

The Hall of Fame Reds shortstop bought his current home with a lot of the money he made during his playing career. Even though he had a heck of a career, his nearly million mansion may be a bit extravagant.

15. Troy Aikman

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15. Troy Aikman

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Purchase Price: .3 million

Considering the palace of his former team cost over billion to build, Aikman's mansion price doesn't seem so bad. Unfortunately, he's one person and that price is crazy for a mansion he may not even spend all of his time in.

14. Peyton Manning

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14. Peyton Manning

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Purchase Price: .1 million

While he's not calling audibles and creating nightmares for opposing defenses, Manning is kicking it at his lavish mansion. He's not a particularly flashy guy, but Manning decided that a huge house was worth it.

13. Deion Sanders

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13. Deion Sanders

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Purchase Price: .2 million

Showtime was as flashy as normal when it came to buying his new house. Always known for a flair for the dramatic, with a house approaching million, there's certainly many dramatic elements of his crazy mansion.

12. Phil Mickelson

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12. Phil Mickelson

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Purchase Price: .5 million

He may not be quite in the conversation with the likes of Tiger Woods, but Lefty has himself a pretty nice mansion. With his success, he's made plenty of money and decided to spend a large chunk of it on his house.

11. Shaquille O'Neal

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11. Shaquille O'Neal

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Purchase Price: .4 million

The former All-Star and now television personality, Shaq went big like he always does when it came to his home. Some people's houses are about as big as Shaq's shoes, but the only shoes his house is as big as are those of a giant.

10. Kobe Bryant

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10. Kobe Bryant

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Purchase Price: .6 million

One of the best basketball players of all time, Bryant goes big on and off the court. With his clutch ability, he decided to shoot for the stars with his out-of-this world mansion.

9. LeBron James

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9. LeBron James

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Purchase Price: .75 million

The best basketball player on the planet lives close to where he grew up in Akron, Ohio. However, the house size is a little bit bigger nowadays. That's because his talent has given him the ability to make tons of money over the course of his career.

8. Chris Bosh

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8. Chris Bosh

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Purchase Price: .6 million

One of the members of the former Big Three, Chris Bosh used his new found fortune on an extravagant house. Who knows, based on his new maximum contract, maybe he'll be able to upgrade from his current mansion.

7. Derek Jeter

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7. Derek Jeter

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Purchase Price: .1 million

Jeter has been the most eligible bachelor in sports for the better part of a decade, but it's not because of a lack of space. In his .1 million mansion, he can woo whoever he pleases.

6. Michael Jordan

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6. Michael Jordan

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House Worth: million

At million, MJ's house is actually worth only about half of what it once was. In his hey day, Jordan got a house that seemed more like a tourist attraction than a place to live.

5. Barry Bonds

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5. Barry Bonds

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Purchase Price: .5 million

Even disgraced star athletes can own their own lavish home. Bonds, while he's been one of the most scrutinized athletes in recent memory, pulled out all the stops when purchasing his new place.

4. Anna Kournikova

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4. Anna Kournikova

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Purchase Price: million

The gorgeous Kournikova is nearly as beautiful as her enormous mansion. Who knows what there is to do with all that room, but there are plenty of eligible bachelors out there who would love to find out.

3. Tom Brady

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3. Tom Brady

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Purchase Price: .2 million

His playing days appear to be almost over, but Brady's days of kicking it at his giant mansion are just beginning. As one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, I guess he's earned the right to live in whatever sized house he wants.

2. David Beckham

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2. David Beckham

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Purchase Price: .1 million

Formerly one of the best soccer players on the planet, Beckham accumulated quite the wealth in his playing days. He spent a giant amount of that on his estate, which is absolutely unbelievable.

1. Tiger Woods

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1. Tiger Woods

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Purchase Price: million

Tiger used to be the most dominant golfer on the planet and that made him enough money to afford a million mansion. After a particular incident that got a lot of media attention, that mansion figures to be a lot more empty.