As an athlete, you can always tell when you’ve crossed over from just being a basketball player or a football player into an icon when kids all over the country start popping up with your name. As a teenager growing up in the 90’s, I met many new babies named Jordan or Payton around the city of Chicago. If you think about it, it’s probably a great honor to know that people enjoy you so much they want to name their children after you, but what about the people that don’t have any kids?
(She thought it was love, he just thought it was a good time)
There are just as many, if not more, pet-owners in the world than there are parents, and they need something to name their dogs or cats too. Well, athletes names are just as popular amongst pets as they are babies, with one name being more prevalent than any other. Here’s a hint: He wears the number 24 and has been accused of humping a girl’s leg without her permission before.