An athlete is a person who gets paid to play a sport professionally. Use the search box to find the video made by Terrell Thomas, a professional football player!
There is no formal educational requirement for becoming a professional athlete, although most have at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Because one injury can end an entire career, it is recommend that potential athletes work toward a four-year university degree as a back-up-plan.
There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location.
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Athletes are employed by professional sports teams. During the season, long hours and a lot of practice and travel may be required.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada