It didn't go to plan for one of the greatest fullbacks to play in the NRL.
Melbourne Storm star Billy Slater left the sport on a low after the Sydney Roosters crushing 21-6 win over his side on Sunday night.
- Roosters roll dice on Cooper Cronk, rewarded with victory
- Andrew Gourdie: Are you prepared for Rugby World Cup heartbreak?
Sometime in sport things just aren't meant to be - but sometimes sporting greats do go out on top.
RadioLIVE's Sunday Sport crew discuss the top five examples of sporting heroes leaving on top of the world.
Watch the full video above.
Sunday Sport with Andrew Gourdie and Jim Kayes, 2pm - 6pm every Sunday afternoon on RadioLIVE, and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.