Greatest Athletes of All Time

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481Sven Hannawald

- won the 2001/02 Four Hill Tournament
- the only ski jumper in history to win all four events in the same tournament
- won four medal at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
- won three medals each in the Winter Olympics and the Ski Flying World Championships

482Odell Beckham Jr.Odell Beckham Jr. is a NFL wide receiver, playing for the New York Giants. He is most-known for making an incredible one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys.

We have to give some room for another angle on this catch by Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham JR., on November 24. Twitter almost blew up as people reacted following his leaping, twisting, glue-fingered snagof a 43-yard TD pass against the Cowboys.

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484Bill Goldberg

The guy who kicked Brock Lesnar's ass.

485Blake BortlesBlake Bortles is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
486Troy Aikman
487Evan Longoria
488Wayne RooneyWayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.

He is easily one of the top 10 strikers of all time of not the best. He can play anywhere you want him in striker wing center or even defense. He is also easily one of the best soccer players of all time.

489Petr CechPetr Čech is a Czech professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Arsenal and captains the Czech Republic national team.

He is an all around athlete he is an amazing goal keeper and is very good

490Sergio AgueroSergio Leonel "Kun" Agüero is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester City and the Argentina national team.

Holy cow is he big fast and strong

491Reggie BushReginald Alfred "Reggie" Bush Jr. is an American football running back who is currently on the Buffalo Bills roster.

Re-energized new orleans. Period.

492Phil TaylorPhilip John Taylor, better known as "Philthy Animal" Taylor, was an English rock drummer in the British Rock 'n' Roll band Motörhead from 1975–1984 and 1987–1992 recording eleven studio albums and four live albums, including No Sleep 'til Hammersmith and Nö Sleep at All, between them.

Is darts a sport in the professional era the answer is yes and for a man in his 50, s to still be at the very top level of his sport is truly remarkable won everything many times over has the highest average ever seen in a game of darts think he should be mentioned amongst these many great ledgends

The greatest Dart player of all time. He should stand in the top 10. He is the best in his sport and will be the best for ever. A living legend

Don't underestimate the incredible skill, concentration and mental endurance to win so many titles. A giant that deserves to be higher.

16 time world champion. Who else can say that? Dominated his chosen sport for 20 years and has won more prize money than anyone else in history.

493Cam NewtonCameron Jerrell Newton is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League.

Cam is going to be a quarterback great. He will probably break his own records this 2012 season.

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494Virat Kohli

Virat kohli must be far higher than this

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495Chris BoshChristopher Wesson Bosh is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.
496Jay CutlerJay Christopher Cutler is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

How in the heck is he on this list and not Miguel Cabrera? Jay Cutler plays for the Bears, they are already bad.

Tell me that when Cutler beats the Niners in the 2014 season I can predict the future +the Niners are 2-2 in week 4

497Shikhar Dhawan
498Jonah Lomu

The fact that he is not in the top 10 is scary but to be in 82nd place is frankly insulting. Although most people on this site have no idea about rugby you have to look this guy up. Over 115kg and could run the 100m in under 11 seconds, oh and he was a winger, kind of like a running back or wide receiver, find me one person in either rugby or football who was more dominant than this man. Having an incredible career struck down by kidney failure is such a loss and I'm confident that if his career was longer people in America would have heard of him and he would be in the top 10. Honestly people just watch him on YouTube.

Tiger Woods, a golfer, is in the top ten and Lomu, who got offered a spot on the Dallas Cowboys- for playing an entirely different sport, is at 41? Undeniably the greatest rugger of all time, the most physically impressive athlete ever to grace this planet, and the talent to back it up.

Should easily be in the top 10, he is the greatest rugby player of all time and probably could have been in the greatest nfl players of all time had he played the sport. The man was a monster, insanely strong and powerful and scarily fast too.

Best rugby player ever. Could have been the best NFL player ever. Watch his highlights sometime you have a minute

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499John ElwayJohn Albert Elway Jr. is a former American football quarterback and current executive vice president of football operations and general manager of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.

Coming out of college, Elway was the most sure thing first round draft pick in the NFL draft to date. Not bad for the best baseball pitcher to come out of college that year.

Big boy shoulder pads, could run, stretch the play, cannon for an arm, intelligence, leadership, a winner still winning!

john elway is the best quarter back ever the only reason farve broke his record is because he played for way longer - big-al

500Alex Rodriguez

Just can't explain how good this guy is. A natural five tool player with the combination of speed, arm strength, hitting for average, power and great defense at very tough positions probably will end up as the games greatest player

Ya, he may be a guy you don't to have in your locker room, but what he does on the baseball field is amazing.

Should be a lot higher on the list. Higher than Ortiz. The Peyton Manning of baseball. Killer and record breaking regular season stats but postseason failure. On average he racks up stats and accolades faster than any player in history. If he only had a ring he would be considered one of the top 10 baseball players ever. Manning got his ring, who knows A-Rod might get his soon. It's baseball, these guys could play into their late 30s maybe 40s. Plus what makes him amazing is the fact that he is clean, no roids or HGH or anyone of that. The guy lets his talent do all the work, bringing him success and failure. Hey at least if he messes up he'll mess up honestly not cheat and still mess up (so sad, LoDuca seriously-worst roid user ever). - yougnr1116

You just can not put people here with drugs.

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