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Gods of the sporting world

Maradona

The Argentine has his own religion in Argentina...but is even more famous for his "hand of God".

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Pele

The 'King' Pele is considered by many to be the greatest footballer ever.

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Michael Jordan

If you can fly then surely you deserve to be a celestial body. Go on then Michael!

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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali proclaimed himself to be "the greatest" but for us his naturistic abilities of birds and bees gets him into the deity pack.

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Usain Bolt

Jamaican, Usain Bolt is adored around the world and known for his god-like lightning-bolt stance. Truly the current King of Speed.

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Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna

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Joe Montana

Joe Montana has 4 SuperBowl rings and will long live as the king of the San Francisco 49ers.

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Irving Jonhson

Irving "Magic" Jonhson of the Lakers

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Manning

Manning is the Denver god to that of Joe Montana

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Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps must have lots of Atlético Madrid worshippers as his Neptunian powers amazed us through his career.

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Roger Federer

Roger Federer, tennis Grand Slam god

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Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth, the baseball Hall of Famer that will never be forgotten.

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Larry Bird

Larry Bird, the white basketball god of the Boston Celtics.

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Indurain

Miguel Indurain, the spanish cyclist who was king of the roads

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Hugo Sánchez

Hugo Sánchez, remains a god in Mexico

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Messi

Eclipsing Maradona was never going to be easy but this god of football is still performing miracles.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, the true king to his many, many disciples.

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CHICHARITO

Javier Hernández or Chicharito also goes by the name "ChichaDios"...so how could we leave him out!

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Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher, one of the most recent gods of the world of Formula 1.

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Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis amazed fans around the world with his athletisism and grace.

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Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff, it is perhaps timely that we include this legend in our list. The true god of total football.

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