how can kids look up to sporting role models who break the law

Role Models our kids who look up to them, then they break the law. What message is that repay our kids.?

https://soundcloud.com/dxtl/05-12-2012-role-moderls-for-kids

“Mal, asks the question, with the stories coming out each day in the news, how can we as parents encourage children to look up to their sporting heroes as so called role models, we agree it doesn’t involve every sporting hero,  But it does involve many  and very high profile names at that. Should we take away the saying,  and what should it be replaced with. ?