The Top 10 Athletes Who Called It Quits Way Too Early (PHOTOS)

In the competitive world of sports, it’s very rare for athletes to retire at the exact right time. There have been plenty of times where athletes have waited too long to retire, only to have their own legacy diminished (looking at you, Brett Favre).

But in a few rare instances, some athletes decided to step away from the game too early. Let’s take a look at the 10 greatest athletes who called it quits while they still had plenty left in the tank:

Source: ChicagoNow