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Pro Sports Wives Day – February 11, 2023

Pro Sports Wives Day, is celebrated on February 11 to recognize the super ladies who manage and support their home and their sports husband’s career. Did you catch the game last night? How did your favorite player perform? You would have certainly had a good time, but do you ever think about the incredible women who stand beside them and support them? This is why we celebrate Pro Sports Wives Day.

History of Pro Sports Wives Day

If you think that the wives of pro sportsmen are popular just because of their husbands’ success, you’re wrong. A marriage built in the shadow of a successful sports career automatically overshadows the wives’ success, character, and personality. The wife is the one who manages the family and her husband’s career successfully. In fact, they are the true heroines that deserve our respect and appreciation as much as their husbands.

Pro Sports Wives Day was founded by the Professional Sports Wives Association (P.S.W.A.) in 2006. Professional Sports Wives Association is a non-profit and charitable organization for professional sports wives. This organization seeks to organize and unite all the wives of professional sportspeople and provide information about household management, childcare, financial planning, franchise opportunities, domestic violence, marital support, and more. They found Pro Sports Wives Day to acknowledge their role behind the scenes in the life of successful sports players.

Wives of professional athletes do more than just show up to events and appear in television ads alongside their husbands. Most wives seek no special appreciation for themselves but use their fame and position to make a difference in the community. They help their husbands succeed in their careers while also managing their family life and career.

So, now you’re thinking about the teams and players you follow and the wives behind their success. Then it worked! Spread the word and tell others about the amazing life of a pro sports player’s wife.

Pro Sports Wives Day timeline

1967
Muhammad Ali’s Arrest

Muhammad Ali refuses the Vietnam war Draft and is sent to prison, suspended from boxing, and stripped of all boxing titles.

1998
Iran Vs. U.S. World Cup

Iran defeats the U.S. at the FIFA world cup after the Iranian Revolution in 1979.

2004
India and Pakistan Cricket Diplomacy

India’s cricket team tours Pakistan, bringing the two countries' complicated relationship and conflict closer to resolution.

2006
First Pro Sports Wives Day

The celebration of the first Pro Sports Wives Day takes place.

Pro Sports Wives Day FAQs

What is the wife of an athlete called?

WAG is an acronym used to refer to wives and girlfriends of high-profile sportsmen.

Why do most sportsmen's marriages end in divorce?

Although many of their marriages end in divorce, many sportsmen have successful marriages and careers.

Is it hard to date a professional athlete?

No, it is just like any other job. All you need is dedication, commitment, and a little sacrifice.

Pro Sports Wives Day Activities

  1. Learn more about the Pro Wives

    Take up the fun task of researching your favorite players’ wives and what makes them special other than being your favorite players’ wives. It’s sure to be interesting.

  2. Support them

    There is a great possibility that the Pro Sports Wife you like is supporting a cause. Maybe you can give those causes a little of your time or financial support.

  3. Create an appreciation post

    Create an appreciation post talking about the sacrifice and contribution they do to make their husband a successful sportsman. Who knows, she might even notice your appreciation post and thank you personally!

5 Important Facts About Favourite Sports Players’ Wives

  1. Roccuzzo got a following

    Antonella Roccuzzo, the wife of great football player Messi, has a whopping 12 million Instagram followers.

  2. Anushka Sharma might have been a journalist

    Anushka Sharma, the wife of Virat Kohli, who is currently the best batsman in the world, wanted to be a journalist first.

  3. Roger Federer’s wife is also a player

    Mirka Federer, Roger Federer’s wife, is also a professional tennis player — she plays for Switzerland.

  4. Lebron and Savannah James

    This power couple has been married for eight years but have been together for more than 20 years!

  5. Some love stories are just eternal

    Dhoni, hailed as India’s best captain and one of the most loved cricketers in the world, and his wife Sakshi studied together in DAV Shyamali School and were childhood friends.

Why We Love Pro Sports Wives Day

  1. It is a meaningful day

    Pro Sports Wives Day is a meaningful day that celebrates the women behind the success of our favorite players. It is the day they get the recognition they deserve.

  2. It tells us to celebrate women

    There is a prevailing fact that women don’t get the appreciation they deserve, especially if their better half is extremely successful. So, this day is to remind us that we need to celebrate women more often.

  3. It introduces us to new people

    Pro Sports Wives Day is a day to learn and know more about the wives of famous sports personalities, who might even be greater than them. We might even become their fans too!

Pro Sports Wives Day dates

YearDateDay
2023February 11Saturday
2024February 11Sunday
2025February 11Tuesday
2026February 11Wednesday
2027February 11Thursday

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