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Father Time catches up to athletes in two ways: First, the knees, back, ankles—the body—slowly cripples itself. It breaks down. After that, the facial wrinkles set in and whatever hair left bleaches itself. At least that's how life has worked out for Brett Favre and Larry Bird. Retirement has been far too unkind to them. But for some athletes, the aging process—the second part—strikes soon after they end puberty, seemingly skipping the entire young adult phase in life. Arjen Robben and Wayne Rooney went from teenagers to grandparents in a matter of years. Find out which of your favorite athletes have also suffered from Old Man Face far too soon in their lives in Gallery: Athletes Who've Aged Terribly Over the Years.

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