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Best Athletes of All Time (In my Opinion)

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Sportsmanship I think is such an underrated trait in the world today, so this list reflects a lot of that bias.

List Criteria: Open to all amateur or professional athletes in any sport

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  1. 1
    1961 More
    #2 on the ultimate list
    Best Hockey Player in every aspect- almost 1000 more points than anyone else, almost 200 more ... more
  2. 2
    1963 More
    #1 on the ultimate list
    Inspirational, an athlete driven to perform to the highest level and keep going. Always a fair ... more
  3. 3
    1986 More
    #7 on the ultimate list
    The fastest man ever, who keeps breaking his own records... enough said. 
  4. 4
    1940 More
    #4 on the ultimate list
    The best player of the world's most popular sport.
  5. 5
    1987 More
    #35 on the ultimate list
    More goals than anyone in one year (2012) and the best all round player in the world of the ... more
  6. 6
    1985 More
    #10 on the ultimate list
    Gold is this guy's middle name, unbeatable and determined are the best words to describe this ... more
  7. 7
    1974 More
    #331 on the ultimate list
    Under 6 feet? You want to play basketball and be good?...... enter Mr. Nash. A role model to ... more
  8. 8
    1970 More
    #576 on the ultimate list
    Without a doubt one of the most unselfish leaders in the NHL, maybe tied with Iginla or Sakic. more
  9. 9
    1969 More
    #37 on the ultimate list
    Best keeper in the history of the game and a fair player at that- one of only 15 players to ... more
  10. 10
    1978 More
    #68 on the ultimate list
    Second highest scorer in World Cup history, tied with Müller, and only player to ever ... more
  11. 11
    1936 More
    #30 on the ultimate list
    Wilt the Stilt, fantastic player to watch and with 100 points in one game, he is he king of ... more
  12. 12
    1969 More
    #495 on the ultimate list
    Captain Clutch Joe Sakic was the perfect player, Gretzky without the "don't hit him" ... more
  13. 13
    1987 More
    #486 on the ultimate list
    Phenomenal tennis player to someone sick of hearing of Federer and Nedal, and who can show ... more
  14. 14
    1965 More
    #69 on the ultimate list
    Talent + Size + Speed is an unusual mixture but #66 had it and he is widely considered to be ... more
  15. 15
    1945 More
    #137 on the ultimate list
    Fantastic soccer player for Germany and Bayern Munich. In 1972 he had 85 goals in one year, a ... more
  16. 16
    1972 More
    #191 on the ultimate list
    Most influential female athlete in the world in my opinion, and I would be being sexist to not ... more
  17. 17
    1985 More
    #84 on the ultimate list
    Despite the controversy, this Portuguese star is arguably the most successful, talented player ... more
  18. 18
    1978 More
    #53 on the ultimate list
    Do I have to explain why he's here? I really hope not.
  19. 19
    1980 More
    #395 on the ultimate list
    A great player with no cheapness or dirtiness about his playing style. He always gives his all ... more
  20. 20
    1975 More
    #36 on the ultimate list
    Winning was always in the equation; his name is based on a type of club and a ferocious ...
  21. 21
    1984 More
    #51 on the ultimate list
    The most skilled player in the NBA right now, in my opinion at least.
  22. 22
    1983 More
    #504 on the ultimate list
    The heart of Canadian Women's soccer, Sinclair has had just as much of a positive influence on ... more
  23. 23
    1948 More
    #62 on the ultimate list
    The best defence player ever, with his iconic leap across the net to win the 1970 Stanley ... more
  24. 24
    1975 More
    #599 on the ultimate list
    Canadian Olympic Triathlete with a fantastic career. His Olympic gold in 2000 is a text book ... more
  25. 25
    1980 More
    #296 on the ultimate list
    Tremendously skilled player with a huge amount of modesty and unselfishness. His passing ... more

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