By Jacob Kornhauser on August 28, 2014
Some athletes just don't grasp the concept of humility. These 20 athletes either don't know what it is or don't care because they're some of the cockiest guys in sports.
The point guard who plays alongside Kevin Durant sometimes displays a little more swagger than he should. Perhaps he gets the confidence from playing with the reigning MVP, but it can get annoying at times.
As one of the best soccer players in the world, Ronaldo is well aware of how good he is. In recent months, that's led to him being visibly cocky on and off the field.
One of the most annoying college basketball players ever, we finally don't have to hear from Marshall Henderson anymore. Clearly his cockiness was warranted as he will not be playing in the NBA.
Unlike most players on this list, Shaq's arrogance is really funny. He knows he's good, but he has fun with everything that he does.
The steroid user and would-be Hall of Famer played with a lot of swagger in his playing days. That confidence had an intimidating feel to it, which helped him gain an advantage on hitters.
When Reggie was at his height, he was cockier than any other athlete ever. From mocking Spike Lee to knocking down game-winning three-pointers, Miller was always making headlines.
Evidenced by his outlandish touchdown celebrations, Moss was well aware of how good he was. His mooning of the Green Bay Packers crowd will live down as one of the funniest moments in the NFL.
If you've been living under a rock for the past six months and haven't seen Sherman's post NFC championship game interview, go watch it. That will tell you all you need to know.
Even though he's one of the most talented players in the NFL, Jackson's cockiness can get himself into trouble sometimes. Part of that contributed to his departure from the Eagles this offseason.
It's just a fact that when you're as good as LeBron is, you're going to be a little cocky. Part of that comes with you knowing how good you are and some it comes from wanting to get even better as time goes on.
According to Harden, he and Dwight Howard are the only essential parts to the Rockets. Him going public with those comments tells you all you need to know about his character and arrogance.
J.R. is one of the biggest ball hogs in the NBA and part of that has to be his arrogance. He's well aware of his abilities and will continue chucking them up even when he can't get one to go down.
Wilson is very vocal and colorful off the field and carries himself with swagger on it. Even though he isn't as dominant as he used to be, his cockiness hasn't subsided to this point.
Like LeBron, Kobe knows just how good he is and it shows in his play and his comments. He often calls out teammates, which is something only he and a handful of players can get away with.
Almost all boxers are cocky in some capacity, but when you're the best in the sport, it's even worse. Mayweather realizes his place in history and is one of the cockiest boxers to ever walk the earth.
Since he came into the league last season, Puig has taken the major leagues by storm. His electric play is entertaining, but sometimes his arrogance can be a little frustrating.
Howard thinks the world revolves around him, much like small children do. Never was that more evident than when he worked his way out of Orlando and again out of Los Angeles.
Anyone who has the same dance as Manziel who rubs his hands together to signify money is extremely cocky. That among other things has earned Manziel the reputation for knowing exactly how good he is.
Fortunately, nobody has had to deal with Alex Rodriguez this season as he serves his one-year suspension from major league baseball. During his playing days and even now, Rodriguez believes he's the best thing since sliced bread.
Even though he no longer has a right to be, Tiger is the cockiest athlete in sports. When things don't go his way, it almost never seems like they're his fault and he still believes he's the best thing to ever walk onto a golf course.
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