Top Ten Most Overrated AthletesIt's not that they aren't great players, they just aren't everything we've been led to believe.
The Top Ten Most Overrated Athletes
David Beckham didn't date an American pop singer. He dated & then married a British pop singer now fashion designer, Victoria Beckham.
He was a amazing football player, but he's a bit overrated. Don't get me wrong though, I love him (as a athlete)
Totally overrated. He was a fine player but come on, he never had any superstar runs like they said of him as. He couldn't play like pele or any dominant soccer superstar. Compare him to the soccer legends and living legends like Messi'. Beckham doesn't stand a chance against anyone in legacy or greatness. - NBASuperstar35
Saw an article in People magazine that mentioned him, his epitaph was "king of soccer. " I'm sorry, but from the games I've seen, while he's a decent player, he is not among the best, and is FAR from being "king. " He's had 17 international goals, which isn't shabby, but then there's Messi who has had 32 international goals, and doesn't allow himself to be bought and sold amongst teams. He's filthy rich and dated an American pop singer, so I can see where the affinity comes from, but at the end of the day he's an average player, and it upsets me that anyone would think to call him the king of soccer. PSG would be fine without him.
He's awesome! Why is he on here? - Alpha101
Shaq Daddy is a 7'1", 325 pound dunk machine. In the paint he is an absolute beast, but outside of seven feet he is all but worthless. We all know of his free throw woes over the years. And don't tell me about how big his hands are compared to the ball. All NBA players have large hands. Shaq has hit less then 3 game winning shots in his career and can't shoot free throws. So in a close game in the fourth quarter he is more of a liability then an asset. He has never won a championship without a superstar guard to compliment his game.
Shaq is legit, he was good with his skill set. Sure he could have built a city with all them bricks at the free throw line but he knew his strengths and maximised them. He ain't top 10 in scoring for being a chump.
Is Shaq on this list because he doesn't meet the ultra-liberal expectations of an African-American celebrity? "Most overrated", seriously?
So overhyped. Famous for her long drives but not even close to being number one on the tour - and what is the difference if you can drive the ball a mile but it doesn't go where you want it. Like the pilot to the passengers good news and bad - the bad news is that we are lost - the good news is we are making good time. After the win at the 2014 open she goes on tour to all the shows - hasn't come close to winning again - probably should have stayed home and work on her game. Finally, she always seems to have an excuse why things don't go well. Hip problem, ankle injury, bee sting, heat exhaustion, wrist injury - should include fading talent. It's very possible that, with the current talent on the tour, she may never win again. But the sponsors still line up.
Michelle Wie is famous because of her age and the fact she can hit the golf ball an impressive distance. People followed her the first few years because she could hit it as far or farther than many men (not all women are weaklings some are quite strong) That is indeed impressive but other than distance she has proven nothing. I have no problem with her competing against the men if she chooses but wouldn't it make sense to actually win a few tournaments against other women before you do that. - hardrockfanatic
Definitely M Wie is overrated. There any number of female golfers who have outplayed her over the course of her career. I also think there are a number of golfers who, given the huge advantages the MW has been given, could have played just as well if not better. I think that one of the biggest problems with MW is has been that she has never been in full control of her game, there has always a team of people with her even when she was an amateur. Watch what happens when she gets in trouble on a hole, it takes her forever to figure it out what to do and usually her caddy has to be the one to decide and take the blame if it doesn't work.
She sucks. It's a joke she was thinking of playing on the men's tour. She can barely play on her tour. On another note, Terrel Owens isn't overrated, he is an amazing athlete. - Cbatower
Pele sucks because 400 of his goals are against friendlies and against horrible teams
Surprising to see pele at number 2... I mean, have you ever seen a more self-professed legend ever laugh out loud! He should be ahead right at no. 1 on this list... Agree to most of the comments about him about him playing in the days when soccer was not of as high a quality as what it became late - oldcorsair20
I think Pele was the best footballer of his time but he is for sure not the best footballer of all time. All of these guys (Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Johan Cruyff), they were professional footballers when the level of football was too high. Also, all of these played in great clubs like Barcelona, Manchester United, Real Madrid, something Pele didn't. Pele was part of Santos a team where you can make the difference if you have a talent. Just overrated!
Definitely... This guy is extremely jealous of Maradona's popularity among football fans all over the world... Always coming to hide under the protection of the all mighty and all corrupted FIFA organization
This is overrated athletes, not annoying celebrities/athletes, if you base off what he thinks of himself, yes he is over rated. But if you base off what people say about him, he isn't. He is an amazing athlete, or was in his prime, but he shouldn't be on this list. And shaq isn't over rated. He isn't the best of all time (no one said he was) but he is an amazing player. People are just jealous of the fact that he was born big.
All talk. If it wasn't for his attitude and drugs maybe he wouldn't have made it on this list, but an athlete's most important body part is his brain, followed by his heart, and then his other muscles. TO is KO'd.
This guy is a loser who has nothing to do but dump popcorn on his face & show off! He annoys me so badly... I'm glad that the cowboys got rid of him! What I'm wondering now is where he is now?
Yeah, he's good. But that mouth just ruins it. - sailor86
2 super bowl wins 7th in both passing yards and tds, deserves to be in the hall but shouldn't be talked about as much as being a hall of fame talent.
Eli Manning is overrated because the only reason he won two Super Bowl rings over the Patriots is because their defense sucks. He couldn't even beat the Redskins and only shows up in the playoffs. I would like to see him face a defense like the Ravens and see how bad he plays. - redsox123456789
Getting to the playoffs doesn't mean anything? And as for his Super Bowl rings, he beat his opponent. That's what you're supposed to do to earn the reward. - Billyv
Sucks in comparison to Peyton and won 2 super bowls. Rings don't show how good a player is it's how good the team is. Football is a team sport if you haven't noticed.
I live in new jersey and so many giants fans think he is one of the best players in the league. At his prime he was maybe a slightly above average quarterback.
Over-hyped and can't carry a team the way Michael Jordan, Shaq, Tim Duncan (although Duncan had help with David Robinson/Ginobili/Parker), Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwan, Dwyane Wade, or LeBron James, or even Patrick Ewing to Finals appearances. But wait, he has 5 rings. Every one of those rings Kobe was the sidekick. He won those MVPs because he got a lot of points off of single coverage because the #1 option was Bynum/Gasol down low. Their length was the main strength of the back to back titles. When they didn't have Bynum in 2008, they got crushed by the Celtics. Also, Kobe doesn't have a signature playoff series. You can't compare a player to Jordan when he has Shaq, and old Karl Malone and Gary Payton, and he still loses to the Detroit Pistons. Kobe led teams also get beat by 25-35 points multiple times in playoff series. Because he gives up on his team, and his team gets sick of playing with him because he wants to put up numbers and get all of the glory. It's ...more
You needed to single out Duncan as having help as if the others you mention didn't? Nonsense. - Billyv
Shaq won 3 for him. Paul Gasol never got the credit he deserved, even though he was in his prime when He and Kobe won the titles. Always was the right-hand man during the lakers' championship runs. Whenever he had no help, the lakers were terrible. Also I don't think Lebron is better than Kobe, but stats say so. Lebron is better in almost every scoring stat. People think Jordan vs. Kobe is a great matchup. If they think Jordan destroying Kobe is a great matchup, then they're wrong. Everyone says Kobe is in the top ten, he probably barely makes the top twenty. If I made a typo, it is because of auto correct.
Would be fine with all this but we have now lost him so can barely read this anymore - FefeCat
One dimensional scorer, who doesn't have a signature playoff game. His team has plenty of playoff wins, but Phil Jackson, Shaq, Gasol and Bynum have always been the main reason the Lakers won titles. He has relied on ESPN to make his case for him, as the NBA cannot run away from the Jordan comparison when it comes to shooting guards with any sort of similarity.
In 2005, when Kobe didn't have an elite big man or the greatest coach in Phil Jackson, Kobe couldn't even lead his team to the playoffs. They were only 34-48. This proves that Kobe needs an elite big man and Phil Jackson to succeed. He can't lead a team on his own. Also, his clutch percentage is only 32%.
he's a small todler compared to guys like shaq, kobe, magic and mj
LeBron James should have been number one because even people who don't even like basketball know who he is. I'm not saying he's a bad basketball player but everybody makes him seem like a god.
Has always played with at least 2 superstars! He played with Wade, Bosh, AND Allen! Now he's with Love and Kyrie and still can't win a championship with them...seriously? Turn down a notch with this guy
Ridiculous. Cleveland had other superstars with him? And which players were superstars while with him on the Heat? None. - Billyv
Espn practically worships him
Not strong enough to handle the heavier car and the contact in sprint car
Her career is basically built on the fact that she's pretty and can get sponsors.
If she was ugly you would never have heard of her. She is just a marketing tool.
Danica Patrick isn't even an athlete. She drives a car in a circle 500 times, there's nothing athletics. - IAS1632
I mean, I am very sure this man cannot win 6 rings without Jordan, not even one. He Only averaged more than 20 points per game 3 times his career, and choked away a 3-1 lead against the eventual champion Kobe & Shaq led Lakers, which was the biggest choke of all time before the 2016 Warriors choked a 3-1 against the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. This man is a great defender, but people act like he was a great offensive player too because of the Jordan effect. - NBALists2049
He took the backseat for jordan and the bulls. He was a great defender and shot 50% from the field. If he want his numbers to go up he could've taken like five extra shots. When jordan left to play baseball, scottie pippen carried his team to the ecf and came third in mvp voting.
He is overrated he got on the dream team instead of Isaiah Thomas.
The answer to your question is that Michael Jordan was so great that he earned two spots on the NBA's 50 greatest players list, one for himself and one for Scottie.
He is a great player with great numbers , but diving , lack of quality dribbling & depending mainly on penalties & Tap_ins to score goals make him the most overrated player of all time .
the golden boy, once again doodoo only good because his opponents enen more doogs
Scores a few goals against crappy teams but doesn't do anything other than lose the ball when his team needs him
"He gets the ball, tries to dribble past Galas loses the ball and is too lazy to chase the ball back.
wofule stats, doesn't deserve to be in the hall, infact if it werent for the garentee he wouldn't be there
173 TD passes, 220 INTs, completion percentage of 50.1%. Hardly the career stat line of a football legend.
Terrible stats. Screw the guarantee, he should not be in the hall of fame because of that game. - SgtPeppersz196715
Terrible from a statistically point of view. He's known for beating the Colts in Super Bowl 3. I say so what? The Jets defense won Super Bowl 3! Namath did not throw a touchdown and the Jets only scored 16 points.
714 home runs is nothing to BS about, but the guy was a fat drunk who could hardly run. Sure, he was pretty dang good when he pitched, but then the stardom got to him. For his time he was God, and some still see him that way, but the time have changed folks.
He isn't underrated he hit 714 home runs and the balls back then were squishy so its was way harder to hit the ball
Played against only white players who had other jobs in the winter and didn't even work out. Please. Good for his time, but one of the most overrated. Old people just can't get over the fact he played against mostly just average white guys.
Athletes need to be compared to the competition and in their time period. The Babe out-homered teams. - Billyv
Even people who aren't fans of baseball know who Babe Ruth is. - htoutlaws2012
His poor mother was chucked down the stairs and he bit of someones ear off this guy is mad and annoying.
Mike was great, really, he was. But he was massively overrated. The excuses his fanboys make over him losing:
Buster Douglas: He wasn't focused, he was on drugs!
Evander Holyfield: He went to prison, he was high!
Lennox Lewis: He wasn't in his prime, Lewis ducked him for years!
He just lost, deal with it.
Great puncher, yes. Great boxer, no. Tyson wouldn't have stood a chance against the best boxers in their prime.
Tyson fought mostly average boxers and when he did fight elite boxers he lost. Someone list 5 elite boxers he beat? - Sabbath
He's slow but probably the best skilled player ever.
I don't see any reason why ronaldinho is on the list
I think in 2007 he was at his best and was the best but than he started loosing his skill
He's not slow mate and at his peak he was the best player in the world
In my list he's the 8th best in the nba right now. There are so many little kids that somehow think he's better than Jordan, its mind-blowing how good they think he is. He is the best shooter of all time. Shooter. That's it. He does few other things at an elite level.
You can't say someone's your favourite basketball player just because they're the point guard of the team that just won the championship. That's stupidity. - yaygiants16
THANK YOU! Curry is just another player that people bandwagon - KingSlayer93316
Very overrated... LIKE VERY
Overrated? Probably. Mostly because boxing is in a lull right now and no one really cares about boxing in general. The only decent fighters out there for him are all over 30. Plus, the stigma of possible PED usage seems to be a real one. I really don't like Floyd Mayweather, but if Manny is a good as he says he is, why does the blood test matter? Someone's covering something up.
MANNY PACQUIAO HAS GOTTEN AWAY WITH MURDER IN BOXING NO ATHLETE IN THE HISTORY OF THE SPORT HAS REFUSED TO BLOOD TEST... HE SHOULD BE STRIPPED OF ALL HIS BELTS.
He is waay overrated! He robbed Marquez... more then three times? How does that show integrity and honor? What a fake!
He prays to Jesus all the time and everyone thinks he's God! Come on people! He's not 'superman' either. Come on people! Peyton Manning and Brady are the greats-this guy is an over rated bible basher!
The reason he was popular because tebowing are you kidding he can't even make a 10 yard pass
his nickname is Superman people. Come On!
Seriously. This guy sucks.
He is one of the best players. Seriously? Why is he even on this list? ///
This is a cruel joke right? - htoutlaws2012
When you sneezed in his directions, refs gave this bastard two free throw attempts.
Yup great answer
I was at an 09 World Series game in Philly (Go Philly! ) and we changed
"YOU TOOK STEROIDS"
He might be good, but he is normally considered better then he is. - Baltimore1993
He did bang Cameron Diaz, so he's got that.
He wouldn't even be recognized if he didn't use steroids
Good runner, great offensive line. Most running backs would be happy to line up behind four different pro bowl linemen in a career but in the 1995 Super Bowl Emmitt had four pro bowlers in front of him at once. And that doesn't count the pro bowl full back blowing up the holes, the pro bowl tight end drawing the attention of the linebackers, or the pro bowl quarterback and wide receiver keeping the secondary honest. Half the backs in the league would have put up hall of fame numbers in a setup like that.
He has to be the most overrated running back of all time. Imagine Barry Sanders behind that line or Walter Payton... I mean come on anybody could break records with 4 all star caliber lineman blocking for you.
Has no highlight reel. Watch Earl Campbell footage for comparison. Emmitt was slower and smaller than most running backs in his combine class. He had good vision and awareness.
Cause it took him forever to beat the record for most yards in career okay sure. - htoutlaws2012
His teams haven't ever won jack. He scored a lot of points in his career because he heaves up a lot of shots (42 career shooter). His turnovers-to-assists ration (3.6 to 6.2) has got to be one of the worst EVER for a point guard. Hurts his team more than helps.
What you just said maid no sense he had NO ONE on his team exept for a old center he didn't past the ball because his hole team was so bad they could barely make anything in. the reason why he turned over the ball so much is because he had to get all the points for his team. on of the greatest basketball players of all time
A shooting guard who could really score. Needed some real help though to get to that next level.
BALL HOG... plain and simple. MY grandma could score 30 points a game too if she shot the ball like iverson.
Oh please - greatest of all time? Real golfers and knowledgeable fans know that Nicklaus is the greatest of all time! Tiger is only the most popular of all time - Thankyou cable and idiot fans who couldn't hit a golf ball with a baseball bat! There is nothing more infuriating than "fans" at sporting events who gush over athletes yet know nothing about the sport and have never participated in the sport - Don't even get me started on the "luck" factor that he has enjoyed! Hits a ball onto the clubhouse roof - no penalty incurred because it wasn't deemed OB! Fans allowed to move a rock (excuse me, BOULDER, deemed loose impediment! ) - I rest my case. Play the game fans before anointing someone THE GREATEST!
He was on pace to be the greatest of all time, but something sure happened. His skills didn't go downhill, they fell off a cliff. I'm sure his knee issues enter into it, but it seems like it's at least partly psychological as well.
All he does is play golf... he might be the greatest golf player of all time... but how "athletic" do you have to be to play golf... his caddy does more heavy lifting than he does. there's a lot of better athletes than him.
Golfer aren't really athletes. Old people and celebs play golf to relax :P
No, I don't think so. Terrific leader, another one with a great future.
He was going to call you guys to let you know he was offense to be on this list... But it got intercepted and returned for a touchdown
"Choke" the official soft drink of Tony Romo
These are all American
Master of choking in critical moments
Was a cancer for the Falcons. With a stable quaterback in Matt Ryan they have been a very good team. Vick only won because of weak competion in that divison and once New Orleans and Tampa finally stepped Atlanta became an under 500 team. He had lots of turnovers as well. But still people act like he was such a great quaterback when he was the international symbol for mediocrity. - Chris-1
Really what has he accomplished in his career besides become the cockiest player in the nfl second only to desean jackson and abuse dogs. Tim Tebow is pretty over rated too( ooh a whole 5 touch downs, most of which he ran two yards into the endzone) What's next is vick going to abuse the eagles mascot too?
Never was the impact player everyone expected before his career went to the dogs
I heard he is the MVP of the Prison League and the Dog Fighting league - Crazydudewithabeard
I can see it's been awhile since anyone's made an entry here. It's 2016, and Cam's 15-1 Panthers just lost the Super Bowl to the Denver Broncos. Despite the setback, I think Cam is tremendously gifted, made great strides this year, and has a great future ahead of him.
Yea more turnovers than touchdowns and his team is 1-6. Worst QB in a declining league screw him screw the panthers and screw Auburn's' cheating ass for paying him
Hey, what's with the hate? Screw the haters! I'm pretty sure there are teams worse than the Carolina Panthers! The Carolina Panthers would be more worse without him.
Okay rookie season and a great 2015 season and still has plenty of more years to go and this is only the beginning. - htoutlaws2012
When he made his first start for the Cleveland Browns, it was deja vu of him 2 years ago of him running around people. He still sees it as college ball. There is a clear difference between college and professional. In college, it mostly works when you run around a guy. In professionals, defensive ends are not naïve, and do not miss tackles of a QB sneak. Also, if you want to be a professional quarterback then you have to use your arm more often than your feet. Manziel just might as well just become a running back if he wans to use his feet more.
I don't know if he ever was ever rated that highly by anyone but the media. He's pretty much done now, unless another World Football League pops up or something.
ESPN won't Shut up about him. Stop it already his gone leave em be never bring him up again. - htoutlaws2012
This clown should be on top of the list
Entertainer. Not a wrestler. It is called WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment, but at the same time I do believe all of the other so called "greats" have actually been able to wrestle; he really can't. Everything he does is so original and boing. That's why the young kids love him, but anyone who's through puberty knows he's not too good.
Just a packet of Fruity Pebbles! Cena is a great Superstar but he is too commercial! The WWE do their best to always keep Cena as the fans Favourite!
Not even the best at wrestling, yet everyone treats him like a god. - 3DG20
He's NOT the strongest! He thinks that he's better than The Rock but I don't believe his B/S because he lost so bad to a giant wrestler that The Rock had to save him from dying! The Rock is better than this guy
I agree. The Rock is better at promos and at wrestling in general. Dwayne can bury John when it comes to every wrestling skill - KingSlayer93316
... a wide reciever cant really have great numbers if the quarterback is unable to throw the ball within a 5 yard radius of you. QB would be destroyed by the time Moss would get downfield
Odd one for me yes he started off great but when he went to the Raiders, then back to his original team he was just finished. - htoutlaws2012
he is doing really bad with the raiders right now for 2 seasons
all time home run leader how could you put him on the list? oh, wait, he yook steroids and tebow is a better baseball player than him
Yeahh, I'd be a great athlete too if I waz drugged up on steroids. This guy isn't that much of a superman without his powers. - thelegacy
Barry Bonds SUCKS! He only broke the record becouse he took steroids - Go9ers
if u use steriods for competition you are a worthless human being and should be banned forever, not be allowed to chase a record that a decent man created. He should be tarred and feathered and run out of town
Your just racist Yao Ming deserves more credit. He has a soft shooting touch for a really tall guy
What are you guys talking about he owns the paint defensive and offensive. he could post you up drive up or hit a jumper or pass. and on defense not even shaq could stop his defense he owned the paint you would get blocked almost every time unless you dunk its
Hes not aggressive enough he will be open under the hoop at 7ft 6 and lay it up or put down a soft one hes a tall lump of dough
he's just tall and duhhhhh - jwileson
I'm and eagles fan and he's one of the best players in team history but he still gets too much hype in the land of the cheesesteaks
Great QB, that is if you like QBs who choke in the postseason and can't stay healthy. But hey, his mom makes a great bowl of Chunky's Soup!
really sucks bad cant win in the post season
I like him more then Bradford at least McNabb got em to a SB. - htoutlaws2012
Dirk was the start of this revolution of the big man being a jump shooter rather than a rebounder. He could score from anywhere and is still so productive despite his age and declining athleticism. Defensively was a bit of a hole for him but you can't have it all. Heck MJ's 3ball was inconsistent for years.
YOU ARE SO WRONG! DIRK NOWITZKI IS ON THE TOP 10 IN SCORING. ALSO, PEOPLE SAY HE IS THE GREATEST BASKETBALL PLAYER TO PLAY THE GAME THAT IS NOT FROM THE United States! SO HE SHOULDN'T BE ON THE LIST!
Dirk is amazing he doesn't miss a shot and he might not have good defense but he is seven feet tall so he can still block. look up him vs lebron lebron got so frustrated he started crying.
All he does is shoot the ball, everything else he sucks at
I think Peyton has good arm strength and accuracy, but like others here have said, he's not much a quarterback without his line and receivers. It took quite a while for the Colts to get really good with him. They nearly went undefeated in 2005 and couldn't make the Super Bowl.
One other point that I think goes unstated about every quarterback in today's NFL: Good passing is mistakenly sold as good quarterbacking. None of these greenies could hold a candle to Unitas or Staubach. Hell, few of today's quarterbacks have ever put themselves into the line of fire!
Ya motha ohh whata expect I'm from Brooklyn. And you ain't nuthin without ya wide-recievers ya bum bet you can't even see yah feet ya fat drunk. He's a bum he's a wiseguy and I'm from Brooklyn OHH whatya expect he's no good son of saint (pun intended his dad played for the saints). He's nothing without his o-line either he's nuthin I tell you nothing get outta here. I betcha I could out run him and I'm a 300 lb drunk from Brooklyn who lives with his grandma - ChrisHenry
Shows class at times, but is way overblown by the media. His Broncos just won the Super Bowl for his second SB win, but frankly he had very little to do with it. Look up the "controversy" section in the Wikipedia article about him and you'll see he isn't always the "class act" that the dopey sports media always make him out to be. And those dopey Papa John's ads that are supposed to be funny make my skin crawl.
I just don't see why everyone thinks he is so good - PinkLemonade
He shouldn't be an all star - Htown3ball
Jk he is an amazing shooter and defender - Htown3ball
Tom Brady is not only the most overrated QB, he is the most overrated player. About 48 percent of his passing yards were gained by the recievers after the catch. He has had great defenses and the best coach of all time, or did he? Maybe if Bill didn't have all the defensive plays of opposing teams, Brady wouln't be jack! Rodney Harrison said it best, so all you Patriot fans put that in your pipe and smoke it! - 669606b
Tom Brady was a good passer before Moss, but when Moss came he threw 50 TD passes, 23 to Moss. In 2004 Peyton Manning had three receivers have over 1,000 receiving yards and 10 TD. Everybody says Manning is nothing without his receivers and offensive line. Brady without Moss and his o-line is nothing. Also Manning plays with a defense that can't stop the run at all. - HawkEye
Check down Charlie, really nothing special to me. This guy would be awful on any other team and any other top 5 QB (Manning, Rogers, Brees) would flourish much more as the Pats QB than Brady. Glorified system quarterback, hit me with the "6 rings" argument all you want. Those are Belichicks rings.
I'm sorry but when I see him pass 10 yards away from his receiver with no pressure I really wonder. He's good but definitely not elite or incredible.
Reggie still thinks he is playing college ball, you can't run around everyone dude, you have to occasionally run through them. I don't agree with a lot of these though. I mean Kobe and MJ, are you kidding me, two of the greatest champions and all around players ever. Jerry Rice I really couldn't believe, he is one of the best to ever play the sport, he had an AMAZING work ethic, and a great pair of hands. Peyton, say what you want about him, but all he does is win, the only thing I could say about him is he often chokes in a big moment. - steelerfan_1743
most over rated player ever. This guy only has a 3.7 yard average since he got drafted as a hiseman.(2nd overall), getting paid 10mil/yar. SHOW ME REGGIE
The only time he was good when it counts is with the Saints. everywhere else he wasn't as good I mean Dolphins sucked, Lions after 2 seasons gone, 49ers on his way out soon yea overrated. - htoutlaws2012
He was good and fast, but not "The Greatest". There is no "Greatest", that was all PR from Ali. I hate it how boxing became a religious thing. All Ali fans think that a prime Ali was unbeatable and the best boxer ever. How the heck could an "average Joe" fighter Henry Cooper hurt him in his prime? And a medium fighter like Ken Norton beat him? And there's where all the excuses start from the Ali religion. It's like the Tyson fans who have 1000 excuses why he lost to Holyfield and Buster Douglas.
I know he's on the list but I've got MORE to add
He's a pussy, he was never hit (I know that's good) but he ran away from them and hit with pathetic jabs on the back of their head. Luck? NO! He fought bad boxers, fat and slow, and they were scared of him because of this!. Roy Jones Jr (younger, lighter and apparently "weaker") would beat him. Heavyweight has no strategy in my opinion.
He was a amazing self promoter and all that pointless junk but he didn't have great mechanics and he drugged foreman before that fight. Just look at how foreman went down I knew something was up the first time I saw the fight. Not the best fighter at all top 10 or so but come ne. Him and tyson are the 2 most overrated. Tyson is 88 on my top 100 and ali is 11. - Chris-1
He was a tall coward. All he did was dance a round and hit you with jabs. Pound for pound Joe Luis was a better boxer and person then ali. I mean every body remembers the frazier vs ali 2 and 3 but who won this first match. Answer frazier.
Why is he even on this list? confusion
He can dunk and take awful shot selctions and remember a honey dip, windmill, through the legs or dunk over a seven footer is only worth 2points.
Just flashy not a all around player. Guys like him are horrible for your team they ruin the chemistry and they take up tons of cap so you cant afford to bring in anyone. - Chris-1
I'm from toronto so you should know why I voted for him
also he fakes injuries - kkk_sucks
All he does is dunk. Barry Bonds is not overrated. - Chezlovakian
So hurt that he couldn't skate in last ten minutes of stanley cup final but celebrated and skated just fine after the game was over... No heart and bad leader
he's a crybaby if he can't take a hit the what is he doing in the game
If you can't score in the 2013 round 3 against the Boston Bruins it is Sidney Crosby the bruins are ok compared to Pittsburg and they got swept. I'm a bruins fan and in game 1 after the end of the 2nd period picking on Tuckkaa Rask You did not let me score or do anything. Rask backtalks and Crosby 2 seconds later picks a fight with the 6'11 255 pound Zedeno Chara and Crosby is 5'11 200 pounds.
He's one of the best in the NHL but is compared to Wayne Gretzky , I don't think so!
Oh no Tim is booksmart and y’all acting like he didn’t win 3 championships with Kawhi
Walker's entire career is based on the "even a blind squirrel find an acorn once in a while" premise. The dude has a lifetime, standing still with no one in his face, foul shot percentage of less than 65% but still felt compelled to heave up over 580 3-pointer per season during a three year stretch before Boston showed him the door.
holds the record for most missed 3's in a game.
Messi is a great player that can do almost everything but he needs players around him to play the Catalunya style inorder for him to be effective.. He doesn't cope well when his teammate do not play according to his strenghs, which makes him overrated for a player called the best in history.. He fails to be effective for Argentina despite having the most talented individuals surrounding him
Messi is the best because he knows when to score and he is the king of dribbling so he dribbles through everybody and scores
He can't do anything with Argentina what about where he got to the final and golden ball in the 2014 we as well as numerous other huge accolades
So right now he has been the best player in the world for 2015 easily probably the best ever and xavis gone and iniesta snot as good as he used to be
played in a much easier era.. he would have neva scored 50 points a game or a 100 in one game against the 90's knicks defense or the bulls.. even michael couldn't do it - beexDaRrYl97
Defense was actually ever good back then offense was bad get your facts straight
Actually, I liked Pete rose as a hitter. Perhaps his fielding was not so spectacular that people would put him on this list.
How can the all-time hits leader be overrated?
How on earth is Ricky hatton overrated? nobody liked him and he almost beat Floyd weather the only reason why he lost is because he kept leading with his head lost his balance and tripped. The pictures you see of him today is because he had problems and after losing which he was 36-0 at the time he started to eat and was thinking about killing himself he lost to pac man beat him because he was depressed. And he knocked out almost ever opponents he faced.
very overrated, manny pacquiao is not overrated, those jealous, ignorant, elitists don't give a chance for pacman - ronluna