15 people in sports who have smoked cigarettes

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15 people in sports who have smoked cigarettes

Vlade Divac

(Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson

(Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)

Wayne Rooney

(Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty images)

Anna Kournikova

(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

John Daly

(Richard W. Rodriguez/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)

Bill Parcells

(Photo by Mike Albans/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Keith Hernandez

(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Lionel Messi


Tom Brady

(Photo by Joe Amon/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Mario Balotelli

(Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Ashley Cole

(ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)


Pro athletes are figured to be some of the healthiest humans in the world -- but even they aren't immune from nasty habits.

A number of prominent figures throughout sports throughout history have been caught smoking cigarettes -- including admitted smokers and some athletes who've tried to keep the habit under wraps. But especially today, with nearly every member of society armed with a camera at all times, keeping a dirty secret isn't exactly easy.

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We rounded up published reports and photo evidence to bring you 15 sports figures who've been caught smoking. How do you feel about athletes smoking? Let us know in the poll below.

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