International Sport


Statistics


Football: World Cup winners

  1. Brazil: 5
  2. Italy: 4
  3. Germany: 3
  4. Argentina: 2
  5. Uruguay: 2

Football: Champions League winners

  1. Real Madrid: 9
  2. Milan: 7
  3. Liverpool: 5
  4. Ajax: 4
  5. Bayern Munich: 4

Football: Greatest players ever

(after 1950 and no longer in activity)
  1. Pele (Brazil)
  2. Diego Maradona (Argentina)
  3. Johann Cruyff (Netherlands)
  4. Mia Hamm (USA)
  5. Alfredo di Stefano (Argentina)
  6. Franz Beckenbauer (Germany)
  7. Lev Yashin (Russia)
  8. Garrincha (Brazil)
  9. Eusebio (Portugal)
  10. Michael Platini (France)
  11. Ferenc Puskas (Hungary)
  12. George Best (Britain)
  13. Gheorghe Hagi (Romania)
  14. Zinedine Zidane (France)
  15. Zbigniew Boniek (Poland)
  16. Pavel Nedved (Czech)
  17. Ali Daei (Iran)
  18. Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria)
  19. George Weah (Liberia)
  20. Jairzinho (Brazil)
  21. Mario Kempes (Argentina)
  22. Grzegorz Lato (Poland)
  23. Roberto Baggio (Italy)
  24. Marco Van Basten (Netherlands)
  25. Francisco Gento (Spain)
  26. Gerd Mueller (Germany)
Still in activity:
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
  • Ronaldinho (Brazil)

Cycling: Tour+Giro+Vuelta winners

  1. Eddy Merckx: 11 (5+5+1, 3 doubles)
  2. Bernard Hinault: 9 (5+3+1, 2 doubles)
  3. Jacques Anquetil: 8 (5+2+1, 1 double)
  4. Fausto Coppi: 7 (2+5+0, 2 doubles)
  5. Miguel Indurain: 7 (5+2+0, 2 doubles)
  6. Gino Bartali: 5 (2+3+0, 0 doubles)

Auto racing: Formula 1 winners

  1. Michael Schumacher: 7
  2. Juan Fangio: 5
  3. Alain Prost: 4

Tennis

  1. Martina Navratilova
  2. Serena Williams
  3. Steffi Graff
  4. Roger Federer

Swimming

  1. Michael Phelps

Running

  1. Usain Bolt