Debut for Manchester United in 1995. Played for Real Madrid 2003. Joined L.A Galaxy in 2007
Regarded by many as the greatest football player ever to play the game. 1958 made his debut for Brazil. He scored 1280 goals in his 1363 professional games. He won the FIFA Best Soccer player of the Twentieth Century.
In 1999 hit 15 goals in 14 games for Gremio which had him snapped up by Brazil. He was named as one of 11 greatest living players by FIFA. Named Best Player in the World by FIFA in 2004.
The winner of a record nine Wimbledon women's singles tennis titles and a total of no less than 167 singles tournaments including 18 Grand Slam titles, Martina Navratilova is the most successful female tennis player in the modern game.
American. Was instrumental in popularizing the NBA (National Basketball Association) around the world in the 1980s and 1990s. Signed a minor league baseball contract with the Chicago White Sox on March 31, 1994 during a "retirment period".
Canadian. Set 40 regular-season records, 15 playoff records, 6 All-Star records, won four Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers, and won 9 MVP awards and 10 scoring titles amongst his achievements.
Favre made a cameo appearance as Mary's boyfriend in There's Something About Mary.
Brazil. Named athlete of the century by the IOC, better known as Pele
Was a Major League baseball player from 1914-1935. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball players in history
During her career she won 12 Grand Slam single titles including six Wimbledon titles and four US Open Titles. Ranked Number 1 for five years but most well remembered for her challenge against Mr. Bobby Riggs in 1973, which Billie Jean won, putting to rest the notion that women could not defeat men.She won 16 Grand Slam women's doubles titles and 11 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles
Won Grand Slam of Tennis in 1984 by winning Wimbledon, The French Open, The Australian Open, and the U.S. Open all in one year. She won Wimbledon a record number of nine times!
Started career as young, long-haired rebel and ended up two decades later with a shaved head. Agassi won over 850 singles matches, including 60 titles, 8 Grand Slams and an Olympic Gold Medal in Atlanta in 1996.
One of tennis' greats, a natural serve and volley game plus his unpredictability and speed on the court helped him to defeat many mor powerful players. He won
He won eight Grand Slam singles titles and two Grand Slam doubles titles with Ilie Năstase and was the mixed doubles runner-up with Chris Evert at the 1974 US Open. He is considered to be one of the top male tennis players of all time.
A Russian chess grandmaster and former World champion
All-time record 15 Grand Slam titles, including a career Grand Slam.
He has won six Grand Slam singles titles, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles
He is the all time leader in rebound rate and generally regarded as one the greatest re bounders of all-time, nicknamed The Worm and stands 6ft 7inches
Born Lew Alcindor, led UCLA to 3 NCAA titles (1967-69), Player of the year twice, led Milwaukee (1) and L.A.Lakers (5) to 6 NBA titles, retired in 1989 after 20 years as all-time leader in over 20 categories
DiMaggio was a 3-time MVP winner and 13-time All-Star. At the time of his retirement, he had the 5th-most career home runs (361) and sixth-highest slugging percentage (.579) in history. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15–July 16, 1941),
First black man to win US. Championship (1968) and Wimbleton (1975), 1st U.S. player to earn $100,000 in 1 year (1970), won Davis Cup as player (1968-70) and captain (1981-82), died 1993, the new home for the U.S. Open was named Arthur Ashe Stadium
Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, second among male and female players only to Margaret Court's 24.
Has won 22 Grand Slam titles: 11 in singles, 9 in doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles. She has won two Olympic gold medals in women's doubles.
She won nine Grand Slam singles titles, winning eight of them while a citizen of Yugoslavia and one while a citizen of the United States. She became the youngest-ever champion at the 1990 French Open at the age of 16. She was the World No. 1 player in the women's game during 1991 and 1992, but in 1993 she was forced out of the sport for two years following an on-court attack in which a German spectator stabbed her in the back with a 10-inch-long knife.
Margaret Smith Court won Grand Slam titles in both singles (1970) and mixed doubles (1963 with Ken Fletcher), record 24 Grand Slam singles titles, 11 Australian, 5 U.S., 5 French and 3 Wimbledon, born Australia 1942
1st American female to be ranked no. 1 in the world (1998) since Chris Evert in 1985, won U.S. Open (1998), Wimbledon (199) and Australian Open (2000), Olympic gold medalist at Atlanta in 1996
Her celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis players worldwide. In singles was #8 in the world in 2000, Kournikova's specialty has been doubles, where she has at times been the world's #1 ranked player. With Martina Hingis as her partner, she won Grand Slam titles in Australia in 1999 and 2002.
Williams has won 57 titles, which includes 18 Grand Slam titles - seven in singles, nine in women's doubles, and two in mixed doubles.
No. 1 player in world 5 times (1975-77,80-81)won 18 majors in all , 7 French, 6 U. S. 3 Wimbledon and 2 Australian, retired after 1989 season with 154 singles titles
1960; directed by François Truffaut
24 PGA Tour wins, 19 Champion Tour wins, 13 Senior Tour wins. Also a renowned golf course architech.
"The Great One"; highest scorer in history
Single season scoring record; 1936-1999
Home run king and folk hero, born George Herman Ruth in 1895
First player to integrate the big leagues (1947); 1919-1972
All-time leading NBA scorer, born 1947
Known for his tape-measure home runs, 74 d. 2011