Greatest Sports People Of All Time

The world of Sports is probably the most magical and unpredictable zone. Sports, not just improves Health but also teaches life skills such as working in a team. Different sports are popular at different places, such as Baseball in incredibly popular in the United States, while Football is prayed in Brazil. But the thing which makes every sport equal is the sports people.

Because they are the best of beats, WheeBuzz brings you the list of the greatest sports people of all time.

10. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is possibly the most dominant golf player of all time. With Records like 79 official PGA tour, 14 majors etc, he is often considered as the dynamite of Golf. Tiger Woods is an American golfer (amongst the most successful), and is one of the highest paid Athletes.

9. Lionel Messi

Messi is crowned with one of the greatest football players of all time. With 5 times winner of FIFA Ballon d’Or award, he has collection of his precious awards. His football rivalry with Cristiano Ronaldo has been one of the most popular ones. Lionel Messi is known for his unique dribbling skills like no one.

8. Jim Thorpe

He may be not much popular today because his era is different, but Jim Thorpe is one of the finest athletes ever born. His game has been marked with unique features and skills.  Jim Thorpe will remain one of the most celebrated athletes.

7. Bo Jackson

Being named as an All-star in two sports is a difficult thing, but Bo Jackson has done it all. He has a life of baseball and American football, for this he is sometimes called as the greatest in the sports arena. In both the sports, Bo Jackson has made his mark.

6. Usain Bolt

The fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt is one of the greatest sports people ever. With a wonderful 8 gold medals in the Olympic, he is rightly said as the greatest sprinter. Usain Bolt is known for his inspirational stories and his kind heart off the field. He is now a Jamaican retired sprinter.

5. Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is renowned as the fastest swimmer in the world. He owns the record of highest gold medal winner in the Olympic history. The US shark, Phelps has had a career dedicated to winning. He is certainly one of the greatest sports people.

4. Roger Federer

Who doesn’t know about this man! Roger Federer is a tennis gem who is quite popular for his unique style of playing. He is a Swiss Professional player who has the record for the fourth most titles won (in one tournament). He is one of the most popular sports people as well.

3. Pele

Pele the magic, is undoubtedly the greatest football player ever. It is always said that whatever skills today’s footballer are playing with, Pele has done it 50 years back. With a goal scoring of 1281, Pele’s record will always stand forever. He is considered as the greatest footballer and one of the biggest sports people the World has ever produced.

2. Muhammad Ali

Have you ever heard this name? Most probably yes. Muhammad Ali is crowned with one of the most skilled boxer of all times. His records and his style has always been a matter of surprise for people. He is often known for teasing his opponents in the ring. His life has been struggling, but his success is really incomparable. The Will Smith starrer ‘Ali’ is based on him.

1. Michael Jordan

Finally, Michael Jordan, the dynamic personality and one of the most crowned sports people in the history of world. Michael Jordan’s story of life is quite inspiring. His consistent failure has led him to the most prestigious titles. He doesn’t need any Introduction today. His records as an American baseballer are magical. He is truly a multi fascinating person.

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Written by Jay Rajput

Jay Kumar is a passionate writer and Conversationalist. He is well versed with niches like sports, travel & tourism, entertainment, and news. He says his biggest hobby is enjoying living. He also likes and does a bit of poetry as well.

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