Interested in Sport bow down in respect to the Legends.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Bobby Charlton

Bobby survived the 1958 Munich air crash to help win the 1966 World Cup, he made a 106 appearances for England and won the 1968 European Cup for Manchester United. That’s Legend enough for me. Great surname as well.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Don Bradman

The greatest cricketer of them all. His famous 99.94 average was proven that no sportsman anywhere in the world has ever been statistically so far ahead of the pack. He passed 200, 12 times in Test cricket, scored 100 or more 29 times in his 80 Test innings, and 117 times in just 338 first-class knocks.

  • 5/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Emil Zatopek

His distinctive style of  grimacing, head-rolling running style became famous, never more so than the 52 Olympics in Helsinki, where he topped off the 5k and 10k golds with his first marathon a couple of days later and won. Zatopek was unbeaten at 10k between 48 and 54, and he broke 18 world records.

  • 5/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Suzanne Lenglen

The French lady won Wimbledon six times between 1919 and 25. A dominant player, she never conceded more than four games in her last five finals.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Sugar Ray Robinson

Between 1943 and 1951, Sugar Ray Robinson won 91 consecutive fights. Five times world middleweight champion, he earned his nickname for being “sweet as sugar”.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Boston Celtics Basketball Team 1957- 1969

The Celtics claimed 11 of 13 NBA championships (including eight straight between 1959-1966) in this remarkable era, leaving their opponents green with envy.  While the cigar smoking Auerbach drew up the plays, the great Bill Russell was the main man on court, supported by slick dribbling Bob Cousy and sweet shooting John Havlicek.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Ayrton Senna

The measure of a man is often the effect he has on others. The death of Senna in 1994 brought to an abrupt halt a career of huge success, genius and controversy. He was renowned for his fast laps, mastery of the wet and his charisma. The 3 time world champion’s absence is still felt.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Zico

Arthur Antunes Coimbra, better known as Zico, to some is the archetypal Brazilian footballer. He scored 52 goals in his 72 internationals.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Serge Blanco

The “Black Pearl” is maybe the most exciting rugby talent ever to grace the game. Serge Blanco is the very epitome of all that’s best of French rugby, willingness to attack or counterattack from anywhere at any time. Blanco made the sport look easy for 93 Tests between 1980-91.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Heather McKay

The Aussie lost a squash match in 1960; in 1962, she lost another one. Aside from that, and from 1962 until her retirement in 1981, she never lost again. She has won a final without dropping a single point.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Joe Montana

Joe led the San Francisco 49ers to win four Super Bowl titles from quarterback. A superb passer, he was voted Most Valuable Player in three of those matches.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Miguel Indurain

‘Big Mig’ became the first rider to win the Tour de France five times in succession in 1995 thanks to an extraordinary physiology – low heart- rate, and huge lung capacity.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Jack Nicklaus

  With 20 major championship wins to his name, the man who came to be known as the “Golden Bear” is acknowledged as the most successful golfer in history. He displaced Arnold Palmer as the world’s top player in the 1960s, winning his last US Open in 1986, 24 years after his first.

  • 5/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Alex Murphy

An outstanding Rugby League scrum-half who played in four winning Challenge Cup finals for three different teams, he won the first of 27 Great Britain caps in 1958 at the age of 19. His GB Test match record of four tries stood for more than 30 years.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Sir Garfield Sobers

In Cricket he was the greatest all-rounder in history. An excellent fielder and versatile bowler, the West Indian was also one of the greatest batsmen of all time. His unbeaten 365 against Pakistan stood for years as the highest Test score. He also scored 36 in an over!

  • 3/5
  • 2 ratings
2 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Manchester United 1999

Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1999 Manchester United side with Peter Schmeichel in goal, Roy Keane enforcing in midfield and Dwight Yorke providing the goals, the team won the league by a point from Arsenal and beat Newcastle 2-0 in the FA Cup final. Their crowning glory was victory in the Champions League final.    

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish is the best road race sprinter ever. Mark has won 26 Tour de France stages. Oh, and by the way he’s won Classics and the Worlds as well!

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pete Sampras

‘Pistol Pete’ took  the era of Becker, Edberg and Courier and fast forwarded the game, he won 14 Grand Slams!

  • 5/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
New York Yankees Baseball Team 47-62

  The ‘Bronx Bombers’  qualified for 13 of 16 World Series’ and won 10 of them. Catcher Yogi Berra has a ring for every finger as a member of all 10 titles while fellow baseball greats Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle were also huge components of the dynasty.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Babe Ruth

A giant bear of a man, Ruth played from 1914-35, was a legendary right-fielder for the NY Yankees, decent pitcher, and, most vitally, colossal bat: his record of 714 homers stood nearly 40 years. His off field antics of rabble-rousing, drinking, sex and gambling added to the legend.

  • 5/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Ronnie O’Sullivan OBE

One of the most successful snooker players in the sport, he is regarded as the most naturally gifted player in snooker history. He is also noted for his mercurial temperament and for his ambivalent relationship with the sport. Has been World number 1 and at present has won 5 World Championships. Legend.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Paul Elvstrom

This Dane became the first sportsman to win individual gold medals at four successive Olympics, and went on to become one of only four to have competed at eight Olympics.

  • 5/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Michael Johnson

For most of the 1990s, the Texan domintaed 200m and 400m running with his unusual upright action. He had no rival to match him, such was his prowess. World records, Olympic titles and a nice guy. He had it all.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
The ‘King’ of stock car racing

Richard Petty has the most career wins of any racer, with 200 wins. He is known as the “King” of stock-car racing.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Kelly Slater

Robert Kelly Slater is an American professional surfer and superstar of his sport. He has been crowned World Surf League Champion a record 11 times, including 5 consecutive titles between 1994–98

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Spain Football Team 2008-2012

In the world’s most competitive sport, Spain won three consecutive major trophies, the 2008 and 2012 Euros with the small matter of the 2010 World Cup sandwiched in between. Not only did they win but they won in style and by creating a new footballing method: the high-tempo, short passing ‘tiki-taka.’

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Sir Stanley Matthews

The Wizard of the Dribble employed his devastating body swerve to good effect at the top level for more than 30 years, playing for Stoke at 50. Famously and finally won an FA Cup winner’s medal for Blackpool in 1953, in a match now known as “The Matthews final”.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Alfredo di Stefano

The Pele-Maradona- Messi – Ronaldo argument may rage forever, but to some Alfredo is the greatest all-round footballer.   The Argentine won five European Cups in a row with Real Madrid during the 1950s, helping European football become the powerhouse it now is but never played in a World Cup, though.

  • 4/5
  • 1 rating
1 ratingX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Usain Bolt

Usain St. Leo Bolt, is a Jamaican sprinter. He is the fastest person ever, known as ‘The Lightning Bolt’ he holds several world records, Olympic, World and other titles. Quite simply he is a superstar of sport.

  • 0/5
  • 0 ratings
0 ratingsX
Very bad! Bad Hmmm Great Amazing!
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Jahangir Khan

The winning streak of squash great Khan is one of the standards in sport. Between 1981 and ’86, the Pakistani won 555 matches in a row, and harvested the British Open 10 times and the World Open six times in a formidable career.