Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Athletes like other individuals are often desirous of a great family life, just as they also covet getting to greater heights in their respective careers.

A majority of them live a life that is controlled by global sports calendars, and athletes marrying their coaches, training partners and gradually become a constant in sporting circles.

Some findings even show that the rate of divorce among professional athletes who married non-sports spouses is alarmingly higher than those who pick partners within the sports.

Being a world-famous brand they say can be a blessing or a curse. Ask Tiger Wood, one of the best golfers ever, and he will tell you his failed marriage with fashion model, Elin Nordegren is one out of many ...