Top Ten Greatest Sports Stars


The Top Ten

1 Diego Maradona Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona is a retired Argentine professional footballer. He is known for "The Goal of the Century" and the "Hand of God" goal.

Must admit I hate him.. But can't deny the huge popularity he has. He was literally the face of football at his time. Do ask wrong stuffs and still managed to get away.. But great achievements no doubt..

2 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

The GOAT! Greatest Of All Time, enough said! MJ for the win! Air Jordan

I am a huge Chicago Bulls fan. Jordan is king along with Pippen and Rodman. Go Bulls1

He is 10x more better than lebron, kobe, larry bird and etc.

He's awesome

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3 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (January 17th 1942 - June 3rd 2016) was an American former professional boxer . He was generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.

Originally known as Cassius Clay, at the age of 22 he won the world heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston. Ali changed his name after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964, subsequently converting to Sunni Islam in 1975, and later to Sufism. In 1967, three years after Ali had won the heavyweight championship, he was publicly vilified for his refusal to be conscripted into the U.S. military, based on his religious beliefs and opposition to the Vietnam War. Ali was eventually arrested and found guilty on draft evasion charges; he was stripped of his boxing title, and his boxing license was suspended. He was not imprisoned, but did not fight again for nearly four years while his appeal worked its way up to the U.S. supreme Court, where it was eventually successful.

Muhammad, he's a hero. He never gave up even with all of the set backs he had in life. No one thought an African American could be a sports star, but he changed that.

His a bad man ting


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4 Babe Ruth Babe Ruth George Herman Ruth Jr., better known as Babe Ruth, was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.

You all have to realize what babe Ruth did is amazing. Just imagine a tiny ball coming at you. You have no idea were it Is going to come from. You don't even know what pitch the pitcher is going to throw and you have to it 400 feet. Babe Ruth did that 615 Times.

GREATEST EVER! Not just in baseball, but I think in all of sports

Babe ruth was a great baseball player

Best baseball player ever - hockeykid58

5 Pele Pele Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward.

Pele was an absolute master when it came to ball control, he played with more skill than most modern players do. But, in my opinion, still only second best to, well... George best.

He accomplish more thing than everyone he's is the best soccer player of all time 3 world cups that really hard to accomplish

Best footballer ever.

Uh how is Marodonna Better? He was a cheat!

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6 Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.

You guys do not know what you guys are taLking about Messi is a billion times better than the Ronaldo.

He is a great sport star in all ways a magician when it comes to soccer. He has a wonderful attitude and a excellent shot on goal

One of my greatest athlete is Messi because of his talent and he showed the world the game soccer so it got popular

Messi is the greatest sport man of all time

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7 Joe Montana Joe Montana Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed Joe Cool and The Comeback Kid, is a retired American football quarterback. V 2 Comments
8 Ronaldinho Ronaldinho Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a retired Brazilian footballer.

No. 5! A top class striker also with great skills. A guy who trained his left leg to dominate after his injury to his right! Came back from recovery and was more powerful than ever in the field. Winner of many awards plus highest goal scorer overall for the FIFA World Cup.

He is the world's most appreciated athlete. People just love to see him in the field. The game saver of FC Barcelona. A true athlete who showed pure masterly of the skills of soccer overall. Very disciplined fellow as well. Never heard in the media of him assaulting anyone or havin multiple girlfriends. Role model for many soccer enthusiasts these days. Should be no.3!

9 Lebron James Lebron James LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. LeBron has played for the Heat and the Cavaliers.

What is LeBron James doing on this list? He is lucky to be a top 50 athlete. He is nowhere near the top 10 - Bronson

Awesome job, awesome shoes!

I agree that LBJ is still quite good but MJ is still 10x more better than lebron james

He so fine 😊😍

10 Usain Bolt Usain Bolt Usain St. Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest person ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time measurements became mandatory in 1977. Along with his teammates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 metres more.

The worlds fastest athlete in the world. No men can't beat him

Unbeatable in his sport. What other athlete can say that.

He is for sure the fastest athlete and man on earth.

He has changed the world in so many ways.

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The Newcomers

? Kyle Korver Kyle Korver Kyle Elliot Korver is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.
? Nick Young Nick Young Nicholas Aaron "Nick" Young is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

The Contenders

11 Tony Hawk Tony Hawk
12 Floyd Mayweather
13 Jim Brown Jim Brown

Best NFL HB of all time. It taken at least 5 people to take him down what a beast

14 Wayne Gretzky Wayne Gretzky

He was called the GREAT ONE how much more epic can you get. He has a bunch of records in playing THE GREATEST GAME ON EARTH.

Gretzky is the only guy on the list that makes the rest of his sport's Hall of Fame look completely irrelevant.

This list is a joke. Nobody changed their sport like Wayne did. He did more for his sport than any other person on here.

He should at least be in the top 3. he could score, deke, and make great plays. not to mention, he retired with 61 records!

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15 Jerry Rice Jerry Rice Jerry Lee Rice is a former American football wide receiver who played 20 seasons in the National Football League, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers.

He has the most receiving touchdowns in history. Many people consider him to be the greatest of all time. He should be a lot higher up on this list.

Omg he's the best I forgot all about him
Best football player in NFL history
Screw Jim brown Jerry rice is the bomb - FreddyGodzilla

He is the best football player in football I watch a video and got like 50 touchdowns in a row vote for Jerry rice

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16 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.

A great shooter when it comes to 3pts

The greatest 60 pt. game I ever saw

17 Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson

First black person to play in all white league that is pretty impressive to me

He showed to the world that black people have also talent at baseball

Best African American baseball player

18 Johnny Unitas Johnny Unitas John Constantine Unitas, nicknamed "Johnny U", or "The Golden Arm", was an American professional football player from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Top Quarterback to ever live from the Baltimore Colts.

19 LaDainian Tomlinson
20 Roger Federer Roger Federer Roger Federer (born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 3 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles, the most in history for a male tennis player. He has held the world No. 1 spot more.

I love him so much caus he inspired me to play tennis and I have been playing tennis since I was 8 amd now I'm 12 and I have a USTA team and we are going to state champions

Roger Federer (German pronunciation: [ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who, as of April 2013, is ranked World No. 2 by the ATP. Many sports analysts, tennis critics and former and current players consider Federer the greatest tennis player of all time. [a] He owns several men's world records of the Open Era: holding the World No. 1 position for 302 weeks overall;[16][17] a 237-consecutive-week stretch at the top from 2004 to 2008;[18] winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles; reaching the finals of each Grand Slam tournament at least five times (an all-time record); and reaching the Wimbledon final eight times. He is one of seven men, and one of four in the Open Era, to capture the career Grand Slam, and one of three (with Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal) to do so separately on clay, grass, and hard courts. Federer also shares the Open Era record for most Grand Slam titles at the Australian Open with Agassi and Novak Djokovic (4 titles), at Wimbledon ...more

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