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Europe The Best European Athletes of All Time  

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Best Athletes born in Europe or representing European Country.

1
831 349
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete, Tennis player

2
530 207
Björn Borg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Tennis player

3
474 182
Johan Cruijff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Footballer, Football player, Coach

4
423 159
Lev Yashin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Soccer Player

5
339 119
Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete, Tennis player

6
317 109
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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7
343 123
Sergei Kharkov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

8
380 141
Yelena Isinbayeva is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Track and field athlete

9
779 346
Paavo Nurmi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete

10
287 101
Fanny Blankers-Koen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

11
448 186
Věra Čáslavská is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

12
351 137
Michel Platini is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Footballer, Football player

13
651 292
Boris Shakhlin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

14
420 176
Larisa Latynina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Gymnast

15
815 382
Steffi Graf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Tennis player

16
769 365
Michael Schumacher is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Race car driver, Racing driver, Voice acting

17
378 162
Lidia Skoblikova is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Speed Skater

18
374 162
Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Footballer, Football player, Fashion entrepreneur

19
271 107
Novak Djokovic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Actor, Athlete, Tennis player

20
186 62
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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21
697 345
Alexander Karelin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

22
129 33
Chris Hoy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete

23
217 82
Sergei Fedorov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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24
119 28
Jason Kenny is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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25
187 67
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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26
581 289
Franz Beckenbauer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Footballer, Football player, Coach

27
335 151
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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28
296 129
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Actor, Footballer, Football player

29
420 199
Sebastian Vettel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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30
180 64
Veikko Hakulinen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

31
392 184
Birgit Fischer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

32
336 153
Andreas Thorkildsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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33
288 126
Alexei Nemov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Gymnast

34
626 322
Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Businessperson, Tennis player

35
190 72
Alexander Ovechkin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete, Ice Hockey Player, Ice hockey player

36
198 77
Andreas Brehme is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

37
510 257
Marcel Hirscher is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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38
341 160
Hannes Reichelt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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39
116 30
Alberto Contador is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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40
431 213
Sonja Henie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Actor, Figure Skater

41
346 165
Henrik Sedin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete, Ice Hockey Player, Ice hockey player

42
275 124
Hannes Kolehmainen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

43
194 77
Matti Nykänen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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44
292 135
Sergei Bubka is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Politician

45
765 414
Bjørn Dæhlie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time

46
264 120
Magdalena Neuner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Biathlete

47
370 187
Gerd Müller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Coach, Soccer Player

48
295 143
Marit Bjørgen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Athlete, Cross-country skier

49
145 53
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
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50
261 124
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Athletes of All Time
Soccer Player