Diego Maradona in 1982 World Cup  Six Belgium defenders all attempting to stop Maradona at the same time, he was that good.

The 101 Most Iconic Photographs in Sports History

Argentina against Belgium on worldcup; Maradona takes on the Belgium squad on its own

Pele and Ali

Muhammad Ali hugs Pelé at his goodbye match. He said: "My friend. My friend. Now there are two of the greatest" 1977 pic.

The Way We Were: Looking back at Manchester Uniteds history in pictures - including Sir Matt Busby, George Best, Bobby Charlton, Bryan Robson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Ryan Giggs - Manchester Evening News

The Way We Were: Glory, Glory Man United - the Reds in pictures

The Way We Were: Looking back at Manchester Uniteds history in pictures - including Sir Matt Busby, George Best, Bobby Charlton etc.

Johan Cruyff, 1978. Con el club Barcelona

Cruyff, one of FC Barcelona’s greatest ever players . Keep Calm and pass the ball, have the ball, pass the ball

eddie merckx - even the greatest end up shattered at the end, that's the nature of the sport.

eddie merckx - even the greatest end up shattered at the end, that's the nature…

Pele and British captain Bobby Moore trade jerseys in 1970 as a sign of mutual respect during a World Cup that had been marred by racism.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

"Pele and British captain Bobby Moore trade jerseys in 1970 as a sign of mutual respect during a World Cup that had been marred by racism. "British", it's pele and ENGLAND captain Bobby Moore. Devils in the detail folks!

LEGEND: Billy Bonds took over the West Ham captaincy permanently when Bobby Moore left to join Fulham in March 1974. Although the Hammers had struggled to find League form in 1973-74, it was Bonds who kept the club up with tenacious spirit and a vital 13 goals from midfield. He went on to lift the FA Cup twice, in 1975 and 1980, and made a record 663 League appearances for the club, scoring 48 goals. In January 1988 he was awarded an MBE and became West Ham manager from 1990 to 1994

LEGEND: Billy Bonds took over the West Ham captaincy permanently when Bobby…

“GOOD IS SOMETHING YOU DO, NOT SOMETHING YOU TALK ABOUT. SOME MEDALS ARE PINNED TO YOUR SOUL, NOT TO YOUR JACKET.”

Gino Bartali, renowned Italian cyclist, transports new identities for over 600 Jews during WWII. Bartali won the Tour de France in His second and last Tour de France victory in 1948 gave him the largest gap between victories in the race.

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