Sports

The All-Around Best Athletes of 2019

List Rules
The best all-around athletes in their respective sports. Vote based on their 2019 performance only.

Do you know who is the best all-around athlete of 2019? We are not just talking about offensive powerhouses but players that show a high intelligence for the sports they play. We are talking about play makers. Which of these athletes knows their sport the best and will achieve greatness in 2019? The best all-around athletes in 2019 will have multiple achievements throughout the year, most likely piling onto an already impressive list of championships and awards. Look for the greats like Neymar, LeBron James, Manny Machado, and Novak Djokovic. This list is a collection of best all-around athletes in the world based on their 2019 performance.

Don't see an athlete that you think should be on here? Add them to the list and see how high they climb in the rankings! Check back throughout the year to see how these athletes are performing for the top spot on the list.

Vote up the athletes you think to be considered best all-around because of how they are performing in 2019. 

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  • Connor McDavid
    1
    • Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
    • Team: Edmonton Oilers
    • Position: Center
  • Mikaela Shiffrin
    2
    • Birthplace: Vail, Colorado
  • Robert Lewandowski
    3
    • Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
    • Team: FC Barcelona
    • Position: Forward
  • Megan Rapinoe
    4
    • Birthplace: Redding, California
    • Team: Chicago Red Stars
    • Position: Forward, Midfielder
  • Sidney Crosby
    5
    • Birthplace: Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
    • Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
    • Position: Centerman
  • Arnd Peiffer
    6
    • Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  • Alexander Ovechkin
    7
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    • Team: Washington Capitals
    • Position: Left Wing
  • 8
    • Birthplace: Mezhdurechensk, Russia
  • Harry Kane
    10
    Age: 29
    • Birthplace: Chingford, London, England
    • Team: Tottenham Hotspur
    • Position: Forward
  • Anastasiya Kuzmina
    11
    • Birthplace: Tyumen, Russia
  • Eliud Kipchoge
    12
    • Birthplace: Kenya
  • Stina Nilsson
    13
    • Birthplace: Malung, Sweden
  • Tom Brady
    14
    Age: 45
    • Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States of America
    • Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots
    • Position: Quarterback
  • Erik Karlsson
    15
    • Birthplace: Landsbro, Sweden
    • Team: San Jose Sharks
    • Position: Defenseman
  • Johannes Thingnes Bø
    16

    Johannes Thingnes Bø

  • Mike Trout
    17
    Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Vineland, New Jersey
    • Team: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    • Position: Center fielder
    • Birthplace: Gjøvik, Norway
  • Patrick Kane
    19
    • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
    • Team: Chicago Blackhawks
    • Position: Right wing, Centerman
  • Nikita Kucherov
    20
    • Birthplace: Maykop, Russia
    • Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
    • Position: Forward
  • Johannes Høsflot Klæbo
    21

    Johannes Høsflot Klæbo

  • Roger Federer
    22
    • Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
  • Evgeni Malkin
    23
    • Birthplace: Magnitogorsk, Russia
    • Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
    • Position: Centerman
  • Lionel Messi
    24
    • Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
    • Team: Paris Saint-Germain
    • Position: Forward
  • Maria Sharapova
    25
    • Birthplace: Nyagan, Russia