List of Famous Sports Personalities in the World

A list of  famous sporting personalities. These great sportsmen and sportswomen are taken from a variety of sports including football, athletics, cycling, gymnastics, baseball, boxing, cycling and more.
Name Of The Persons Sports Country
Lionel Messi Football Argentina
Diego Maradona Football Argentina
Sir Donald Bradman Cricket Australia
David Campese Rugby Union Australia
Jack Nicklaus Golf. Australia
Rod Laver Tennis. Australia
Shane Warne Cricket. Australia
Severiano Golf. Ballesteros
Eddy Merckx Cycling. Belgium
Pele Football. Brazil
Ronaldhino Football. Brazil
Bruno Soares Tennis Brazil
Aryton Senna Motor Racing Brazilian
Emil Zatopek Athletics. Czechoslovakia
Ian Botham Cricket. England
C.B.Fry Cricket. England
David Beckham Football. England
Lewis Hamilton Motor Racing. England
Steve Davis Snooker. England
W.G. Grace Cricket. England
Haile Gebreselassie Athletics. Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele Athletics. Ethiopia
Abebe Bikila Athletics. Ethopia
Paavo Nurmi Athletics. Finland
Bernard Hinault Cycling. France
Jacques Anquetil Cycling. France
Serge Blanco Rugby Union. France
Michael Schumacher Motor Racing. Germany
Steffi Graf Tennis. Germany
Andy Murray Tennis. Great Britain
Bill Shankly Football. Great Britain
Bobby Moore Football. Great Britain
Chris Froome Cycling. Great Britain
Chris Hoy Cycling. Great Britain
Fred Perry Tennis. Great Britain
Henry Cooper Boxing. Great Britain
Mo Farah Athletics. Great Britain
Nick Faldo Golf. Great Britain
Paula Radcliffe Athletics. Great Britain
Roger Bannister Athletics. Great Britain
Sebastian Coe Athletics. Great Britain
Sir Steve Redgrave Rowing. Great Britain
Stirling Moss Motor Racing. Great Britain
Dhyan Chand Hockey. India
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Shooting India
Balbir Singh Sr Hockey. India
Pullela Gopichand Bedminton. India
Vijay Kumar Shooting. India
Yogeshwar Dutt Wrestling. India
Sachin Tendulkar Cricket. India
Sushil Kumar Wrestling. India
Leslie Claudius Hockey. India
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav Wrestling India
Vijender Singh Boxing India
Gagan Narang Shooting India
Kapil Dev Cricket India
Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis India
Leander Paes Tennis India
Saina Nehwal Bedminton India
Jwala Gutta Bedminton India
Rohan Bopanna Tennis India
Sania Mirza Tennis India
Sunil Gavaskar Cricket India
Prakash Padukone Bedminton India
Ravichandra Ashwin Cricket India
Viswanathan Anand Chess India
Apurvi Chandela Shooting India
Siril Verma Badminton India
Fausto Coppi Cycling Italy
Usain Bolt Race Jamaica
Asbel Kiprop Athletics Kenya
Tegla Laroupe Athletics Kenya
Hicham El Guerrouj Athletics Morocco
George Best Football. Northern Ireland
Grete Waitz Athletics. Norway
Magnus Carlsen Chess Norway
Imran Khan Cricket. Pakistan
Miguel Tabuena Golf Philippines
Manny Pacquiao Boxing. Phillipines
Cristiano Ronaldo Football. Portugal
Eusebio Football. Portugal
Jose Mourinho Football. Portugal
Nadia Comaneci Gymnastics. Romania
Maria Sharapova Tennis. Russia
Vladimir Kramnik Chess Russia
Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Russia
Alex Ferguson Football. Scotland
Eric Liddell Athletics. Scottish
Viktor Troicki Tennis Serbia
Rafael Nadal Tennis. Spain
Seve Ballesteros Golf. Spain
Carolina Marin Badminton Spain
Bjorn Borg Tennis. Sweden
Martina Hingis Tennis. Switzerland
Roger Federer Tennis. Switzerland
Johan Cruyff Football. The Netherlands
Jamie Murray Tennis UK
Serguei Bubka Athletics. Ukraine
Tiger Woods Golf. US
Muhammad Ali Boxing US
Floyd Joy Mayweather Boxing US
Carl Lewis Athletics US
Billie Jean King Tennis US
Jackie Joyner Kersee Athletics. US
Al Oerter Athletics. US
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf. US
Babe Ruth Baseball. US
Bo Jackson Baseball. US
Bob Beamon Athletics. US
Chris Evert Tennis. US
Greg Lemond Cycling. US
Jim Thorpe Swimming. US
Jimmy Connors Tennis. US
Joe Dimaggio Baseball. US
John Mcenroe Tennis. US
Kelly Slater Surfing. US
Lance Armstrong Cycling. US
Magic Johnson Basketball. US
Mark Spitz Swimming. US
Martina Navratilova Tennis. US
Michael Johnson Athletics. US
Michael Jordan Basketball. US
Michael Phelps Swimming. US
Jonathan Edwards Rugby Union. Wales
Gareth Bale Football. Wales
Gareth Edwards Rugby Union. Wales
Brian Lara Cricket. West Indies
Sir Viv Richards Cricket. West Indies
Sir Gary Sobers Cricket. West Indies
Monica Seles Tennis. Yugoslavia / US
 

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