John Axford Compares Tim Tebow to 'a Kardashian of Professional Sports,' Sparking Twitter DebateJohn Axford could be on to something.

The Brewers closer sparked plenty of Twitter debate on Friday when he compared Tim Tebow to a Kardashian of professional sports.

Axford later clarified that he was simply talking about the media attention each receives — not the pair’s respective talent levels. Still, the comparison was met with skepticism by some fans who felt Axford was laying down an unwarranted insult on Tebow.

Axford even re-tweeted some others following the initial tweet. Among the points raised by those who tweeted at Axford was that the pitcher’s initial point was verified — people really do constantly talk about Tebow and Kardashian, even if they haven’t done anything newsworthy.

Check out a few of Axford’s tweets below.

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