People You Just Have To Root For

People who just seem either so likable or have a feel good story.

The Top Ten

1 Michael Phelps Michael Phelps Michael Fred Phelps II is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals in three Olympiads.

You may not like him, but you have to admit he performed no easy feat in the Olympics. - ax7rockshard96

2 Juan Mann

This is the man who gave free hugs. - ax7rockshard96

3 Brett Gardner

he is the fastest baseball player iv ever seen he is bombastic

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4 Cliff Young

A 61 year old farmer winning Australia's ultrmarathon? Impossible! Or not... - ax7rockshard96

5 Jason McElwain

An autistic kid becomes both his team's and his town's hero in a game. - ax7rockshard96

6 Rick Hoyt

This kid can't walk or talk. But he and his dad have completed many marathons and triathlons together. - ax7rockshard96

7 Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong

This guy overcame cancer to win the Tour de France, not one, not two, but SEVEN times! - ax7rockshard96

8 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt Romney.

I hope he doesn't screw up

9 Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

Born blind, Stevie became one of the best singers of all time. Oh, and he also plays 10 instruments. - ax7rockshard96

10 Forrest Gump Forrest Gump Forrest Gump is a fictional character who first appears in the 1986 novel by Winston Groom. Forrest Gump also appeared on screen in the 1994 film of the same name directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Yeah, he's fictional. But his story is just feelgood treasure. From stupid and crippled little boy to succesful (and talented) businessman. - ax7rockshard96

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