Add together the physical aspects and the financial bonus and the cherry on the cake is that the status one has as a pro athlete allows them to mingle in the same social circles as models, singers and other celebrity women.
That's right, there is pretty much nothing more important than that.
Given that professional athletes are generally large and in good shape, they are automatically decent choices for women.
Interestingly, within the world of show business, there are some celebrities who weren't satisfied after dating one athlete and went on to date more.
Keep reading for gratuitous tales of stupid people with laughable egos and their romantic misadventures.
But back when she was one of the most notorious partying hotties in show business, she dated a few athletes from various sports.