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There have been a number of impressive sportsmen and women to have graced the planet over the years, with some individuals having featured in a number of different activities.

Indeed, there are perhaps some sports that require a little more from the body in regards to being physically fit, whilst there are other sports that perhaps require a little more technique than others in order to be successful. Sometimes, it is not even their ability within the field of sport that they are in, but the inspiration that they provide a number of watchers with what they are able to do. The aggregation of new casino offers 2021 will have only helped to inspire bettors to look for a new casino to place their bets in the future as well.

Here are just some of the most impressive sportsman and women in the world:

Muhammad Ali

Often regarded as one of the greatest sportspeople of all time, Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) fought in a number of the greatest boxing fights in history. He was also famous for his actions outside of the ring, which included political movements and his decision to fight for what he felt was right. Some of his most-famous quotes continue to be remembered, which makes Ali incredibly impressive.


Pelé is perhaps one of the best footballers to have ever played the game and probably had a say in why 4 billion people love the sport all around the world. The modern era may have seen the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi dominate and provide new fans with a reason to follow the game, but the legendary Brazilian may have started the blazing trail.

A goal-scoring behemoth (1282 goals in 1363 matches), he played mostly for Santos in Brazil but brought his talented ability to America when playing for New York Cosmos and arguably brought the sport to North America. African’s perhaps have their own inspiration as Goalkeeper Mahmoud Abbas honour by president in 2020 for being one of the best shot-stoppers to have graced Kenya and perhaps the continent.

Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf became a professional player in 1982 at the age of 13 and is one of the greatest tennis players in history. She is the second-youngest player to have been in the international rankings and became the world’s number one in 1987. She had been the champion for 377 weeks in her career. From 1987 to 1999, Graf led the sport, winning 22 Grand Slam titles, more than anyone at the time.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson may be known by many sports fans for his time in the WWF/WWE, but there are many other people in the world that will have known him for a plethora of other things.

If he is not roaring “Can you smell what the Rock is cooking?” in a squared-ring in the WWE where he was once considered to be the best greatest wrestler of all time, then it is for his blockbuster movies that he has produced, or it is his clear friendship with fellow actor, Kevin Hart.

Johnson has been an inspiration for many with his personality, as well, which has only helped him to become the superstar that he is today.

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey perhaps made fighting look cool for females and inspired the next generation of female talent with her no-nonsense attitude. The Australian, who remained undefeated in UFC for a number of years, appeared to adopt her mother’s mantra: “You’re not training to be the best in the world. You’re training to be the best in the world on your worst day.”

Indeed, she also appeared magnamious in defeat following their first loss in the sport at the hands of Holly Holm, when she said: “Everybody has losses in their life, but I choose to always be undefeated.” Perhaps Alexa Bliss Female Wrestler 2020 was inspired by Rousey to become the best in her own sport?