Michael Vick is a football player, was born on June 26, 1980 in the city of Newport News, Virginia. The most famous as a quarterback “Atlanta Falcons”, arranged dog fights.
Quarterback National Football League was arrested in 2007 for the illegal organization of dog fights. In the biography of Michael Vick football enthusiasm manifested itself in high school Newport News. An outstanding athlete for two seasons played for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and the State University in the position of the quarterback. In 2000, he led the team to the title of champion of the Cup. Although the Virginia University team lost to Florida with a score of 46-29, this game confirmed the excellent condition of Michael Vick, giving a chance for a professional career.
In 2001, the Atlanta Falcons team chose Vic in the draft. This was the first time that an African American quarterback became the main striker. Vic played a little in 2001, but in 2002, 2004, 2005 he was selected
to participate in professional cups. His strong hand, speed of movement, skill of the game made Michael the favorite for the people, and also one of the most popular players of the NFL.
In 2005, he showed the best results in the league in terms of the number of yards passed, points. During this time, he led the “Falcons” to the title of champions of the National Football Conference. In 2004, Vic agreed to sign a ten-year contract with Falcons for $ 130 million. The sportsman’s career collapsed when in 2007 the police arrested him on charges of organizing dog fights. Then at home Michael was found 30 dogs. Initially, the athlete said that he was not guilty. However, later he agreed with the charges, admitting to the court his guilt.
In December 2007, Vic was sentenced to 23 months in prison for funding dog fights, as well as for helping to kill those pitbulls that lost fights. After Michael pleaded guilty, the NFL suspended his payment indefinitely.
Additional information: Michael wore uniform No. 7, threw with his left hand, and sometimes with his right hand. In 2003, a lawsuit
was launched against Vic. The woman accused the athlete of the fact that he deliberately infected her with a venereal disease. A year later the situation was allowed outside the court walls. The court papers indicated that the woman claimed that Vic was sometimes represented as “Ron Mexico”. Later this name became famous because of the use of his fans on sweaters with number 7.
Brother Vick – Marcus – was expelled from the team of the Virginia Polytechnic University for an unworthy athlete behavior. In 2006 he took part in one game with “Miami Dolphins”, but was also expelled from the team in 2007.
In January 2007, in the biography of Michael Vick, another unpleasant incident occurred. Then, at the Miami International Airport, he confiscated a bottle with incomprehensible contents. As reported later, the substance was described by the police as “close to marijuana.” But the police did not bring a criminal case against the sportsman.