Famous personalities are those who have achieved success and fame in their short span of a career.It can be in any field, but here we are going to discuss only a few of them which are connected to the sports field. Sports is something which is related to each and every person since their childhood. As it is the best way to enjoy your life as well as helpful in keeping you fit and fine.So 10 Extremely famous personalities in World are
As it is often called that big thing comes in a small package, so Sachin Tendulkar is the perfect example of this prooving. He is called the master blaster of world cricket. His career started in 1989 and he took retirement in the year 2013.The legacy left behind by a cricketing career spanning over 24 years which can never be forgotten. Sachin holds the record for scoring the highest number of runs in international matches and it stands at 34357 runs.His career had lots and lots of ups and downs with so many questioning and doubt. But he always came like a shining star out of it.
Roger Federer, a Swiss tennis player, is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He has won men’s record 20 Grand Slam singles titles.Federer’s versatility has been described by Jimmy Connors.He has also been called the greatest athlete of his generation.He is also the first men’s singles player to have reached ten consecutive Grand Slam tournament finals and a total of 30 Grand Slam finals.He has earned a men’s doubles gold medal and a men’s singles silver medal at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012.Federer was ranked among the top eight players in the world continuously for 14 years and two weeks; from 14 October 2002 till 31 October 2016, when injuries forced him to skip much of the 2016 season.
Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix and Ferrari, where he spent the majority of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport.He is one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever.Schumacher is the only driver in history to win seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively.In December 2013, Schumacher suffered a traumatic brain injury in a skiing accident.He was kept in a coma for six months until 16 June 2014.On 9 September 2014, Schumacher was shifted to his home where he is receiving medical treatment and rehabilitation privately.
Usain Bolt is a retired Jamaican Sprinter.He is the first person to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records.He is an eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Bolt won the 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m relay at three consecutive Olympic Games.He gained worldwide popularity for his double sprint victory at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in world record times. Bolt is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100m and 200 titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016).His achievements as a sprinter have earned him the media nickname “Lightning Bolt”, and his awards include the IAAF World Athlete of the year, Track & Field Athlete of the year, and Laureus World Sportsman of the year (four times). Bolt retired after the 2017 World Championships when he finished his last solo 100m race.
Michael Jordan is an American retired professional basketball player, businessman, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.He is the greatest basketball player of all time.he was single-handedly responsible for catapulting the sport of basketball and his team Chicago Bulls to the zeniths of fame and adulation. He is fondly remembered as Air Jordan, thanks to his ability to take huge leaps and scoring aplenty. He won his first NBA championship with Chicago Bulls in the year 1991.In 2015, Jordan became the first billionaire. NBA player in history as a result of the increase in the value of NBA franchises. He is the third-richest African-American.
Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player. The Women’s Tennis Association has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions over the last 15 years from 2002 to 2017. She became the world No.1 for the first time on July 8, 2002.Her record of 39 Grand Slam titles puts her 3rd on the all-time list and second in the Open Era: 23 in singles, 14 in women’s doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles.She has won 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, all with her sister Venus, and the pair is unbeaten in Grand Slam doubles finals.She repeated this feat in 2017 when she was the only woman on Forbes list of the 100 highest paid athletes with $27 million in prize money and endorsements. She has won the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award three times (2003, 2010, 2016)
Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial, and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring.Ali is regarded as one of the leading heavyweight boxers of the 20th century.In 1999, Sports Illustrated honoured him with the title the “Sportsman of the Century”.He has been engaged in historic duels in a career spanning over 14 years. He won his first world championship title in the year 1964.Ring Magazine crowned him with the “Fighter of the Year” who defeated almost every top heavyweight in his era. He won two national Golden Gloves titles, six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, an Amateur Athletic Union National Title, and the Light Heavyweight gold medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
The real name of Pele is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. He is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & statistics. Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, scoring 1281 goals in 1363 games.He won football world cup three times in 1958, 1962, and in 1966. He has been honoured with several titles such as FIFA World Cup (Best Young Player), FIFA World Cup (Silver Boot) in 1958, FIFA World Cup Silver Ball in 1958 and many more. Pele dominated the world football for almost two decades.Ever since his retirement in 1977, he has been a worldwide ambassador for football and currently he is the Honorary President of the New York Cosmos.
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