Are musicians athletes

Athletes who also convince as musicians

Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan recently made it look like he would have given up his bright yellow wrestling jersey for a career as a bassist with Metallica or the Rolling Stones. But he's not the only athlete who, in addition to his sweaty profession, also has a knack for music. "Heute.at" looked at ten athletes who also cut a good figure as musicians. More or less.
Wrestling legend recently announced that he would have given up his bright yellow wrestling jersey for a career as a bassist with Metallica or the Rolling Stones. But he's not the only athlete who, in addition to his sweaty profession, also has a knack for music. "Heute.at" looked at ten athletes who also cut a good figure as musicians. More or less.
After Cliff Burton's death in 1986, Hulk Hogan considered applying for the tragically vacant position as Metallica bassist. He would have given up his extremely lucrative career as a wrestler for this, the Hulkster said in a recent interview. He stayed true to the show fights. Nevertheless, he still picks up the four-string from time to time.

On page 2 comes a world-class drumming keeper ...

With Chelsea FC, the Czech goalie Petr Cech has won almost every club football title that can be won. But very few people know that he sits behind the drums with great passion to compensate for keeping goals.

On page 3 comes the former bad boy of the tennis world ...

On the center courts of this world, John McEnroe was feared by opponents and referees alike for his freaking out. Countless tennis rackets fell victim to his quick-tempered character. He is much gentler with the guitar.

On page 4 you can see a local table football legend ...

During his time at 1. FC Köln, Toni Polster discovered his talent as a showman. Together with the "Fabulous Counter Sluts" he produced the hit song "Toni, let it upholster". The gentle ballad "Da Summer in Vienna" is one of the rather unknown pearls from his repertoire as a singer.

On page 5, this 2.16 meter tall superstar raps ...

Under the basket, Shaquille O'Neal was an absolute force. With a height of 2.16 meters and a little less than 150 kilograms, he was an insurmountable wall for many opponents. In addition to blocking and dunking, the likeable giant could also rap. Together with the Fu Schnickens he delivered the hit "What's Up Doc".

On page 6, a US professional kicker raps ...

Clint Dempsey led the US soccer team onto the pitch as captain at the last World Cup in Brazil. The rap track "Don't Tread" was created back in 2006.

On page 7 there are soft tones from a tough boxer ...

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is considered a unique phenomenon in the boxing world. He is the only one in this sport who has made it to a world title in seven different weight classes. Away from the ring, the boxer, who was included in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world by "Times" magazine, also likes to play soft tones.

On page 8, a former tennis professional sings ...

During his playing days, Yannick Noah was seen as a sore thumb in the tennis circus. The Frenchman, whose son is a professional basketball player with the Chicago Bulls, became world famous with his long dreadlocks. Would he have succeeded if he had just concentrated on the music?

On page 9, the local legends kicker duo sings ...

Herbert Prohaska and Hans Krankl sing together. There's nothing more to say about that. Turn it up, listen and smile.

As is well known, the best comes at the end. On page 10 ...

Frenkie Schinkels as Ballermann singer. Without words!
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