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Old 09-22-2013, 02:55 AM   #1
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Default Why is Pete Sampras such a tight ass prick with money?

I think Pete Sampras leads the charge with tennis in that GOAT category. Seems to hoard all his money. Only tips limo drivers $1.

Federer makes a lot and gives a lot to charity but I think he hoards a lot.

Phillipoosis was the opposite and lost everything he had. Mike Tyson also would be low on the list after famously blowing a $300million dollar fortune.

Who else is there? I think Nadal is quite frugal, he still can't buy a pair of shorts that fit him.
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Old 09-22-2013, 02:56 AM   #2
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Nadal also wears his $500 000 watch religiously to get it for free
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Don Mafia Toni is the ONE. He'll destroy England/Scotland and Serbia



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I think Pete Sampras leads the charge with tennis in that GOAT category. Seems to hoard all his money. Only tips limo drivers $1.
^ Where did you get this information from? Agassi's book?
Agassi's a phony and a classless punk - nowhere near the respectful gentleman that some misguided people think he is.
What Agassi did a few years ago to Sampras in that charity tennis event was inexcusable (when he very deliberately embarrassed Sampras by entirely unnecessarily and unacceptably accusing Sampras of being a pathetic tipper - even if it is true - and who knows? - it's utterly classless for Agassi to have done that). The only positive thing that came of that incident is that Agassi revealed his true and ugly colours for all to see.

As a tour umpire once told me: "In Agassi's first years on the tour, he was telling everyone about how great Jesus is. After he won a few tournaments - and some money - he had totally forgotten who Jesus was." What a phony.

So if Agassi is your source about this information about Sampras, I suggest you look for better sources.

No - I'm not a huge Sampras fan or anything. I'm indifferent to him. What I am not is a fan of phoniness and classlessness - which is why I don't like Agassi.
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Default Re: Who are the most tight fisted athletes of all time with money?

Agassi is a punk, but I bet it's true that Pete is cheap. He just looks and seems frugal. I'm pretty sure that Roger and Rafa are also pretty frugal.
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Wow, never mind. I wasn't trying to start a bashing session, I just thought it was a little funny. I thought it was pretty obvious that Sampras wasn't being a tightass, maybe lazy about carrying money in his wallet, but that's it. He actually came up with a respectable tip according to the article.

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Default Re: Who are the most tight fisted athletes of all time with money?

Not bankrupt Mike Tyson who gifted $500m to his posse like he was Djoker gifting slams.
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He's a tight ass. That article just confirms it.
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Default Re: Who are the most tight fisted athletes of all time with money?

Id Imagine Samparas as a tight ass but the last person I'd believe is Agassi
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Who cares what players and anyone for that matter does with their money.

It's their money and they can do whatever the fuck they want with it.
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Who cares what players and anyone for that matter does with their money.

It's their money and they can do whatever the fuck they want with it.
Exactly, who wants to pity the poor
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Who cares what players and anyone for that matter does with their money.

It's their money and they can do whatever the fuck they want with it.
Even if they sit on it like a greedy tyrant and don't give a dime to charity?
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^ Where did you get this information from? Agassi's book?
Agassi's a phony and a classless punk - nowhere near the respectful gentleman that some misguided people think he is.
What Agassi did a few years ago to Sampras in that charity tennis event was inexcusable (when he very deliberately embarrassed Sampras by entirely unnecessarily and unacceptably accusing Sampras of being a pathetic tipper - even if it is true - and who knows? - it's utterly classless for Agassi to have done that). The only positive thing that came of that incident is that Agassi revealed his true and ugly colours for all to see.

As a tour umpire once told me: "In Agassi's first years on the tour, he was telling everyone about how great Jesus is. After he won a few tournaments - and some money - he had totally forgotten who Jesus was." What a phony.

So if Agassi is your source about this information about Sampras, I suggest you look for better sources.

No - I'm not a huge Sampras fan or anything. I'm indifferent to him. What I am not is a fan of phoniness and classlessness - which is why I don't like Agassi.
What about the incident a couple of years ago where he had many of his trophies stolen from a storage unit because he wouldn't pay for adequate security to guard them?

He is frugal at best. But why does someone with that much money need to be?
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Because he's being practical about his money?
Agassi needs to take a siT.
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I have no idea how much Pete truly earned during his career with endorsements, etc. added in. My guess is he isn't making the millions he did as a top tennis player, now has a family to support and a particular lifestyle to sustain. Considering he made his fortune during his 20s, I bet he's planning on living off of that cash for the rest of his life, then give whatever is left to his family and maybe charities.

If he's the bad tipper that some have made it out to be, then he's an asshole. If he's frugal in that he doesn't own 10 houses, 20 cars, gamble his earnings away on bad investments, then he's wiser than most athletes.
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