The Top 50 Most Overrated Athletes In History As Voted By Fans

The Top 50 Most Overrated Athletes In History As Voted By Fans

Have a look at the top 50 most overrated athletes in the history of sports voted by the fans all across the globe

Words ‘Overrated’ and ‘Underrated’ are used in sports to describe the quality of an athlete on the basis of their performances.

Overrated means that the athlete is an underachiever and probably does not deserve the attention or recognition he deserves.

Underrated means that the athlete has performed excellently throughout the career but is not appreciated by the fans or does not get the recognition he deserves.

List Of The Top 50 Most Overrated Athletes In Sports History

50. Brett Favre (NFL)

49. Ricky Hatton (boxing)

48. Floyd Mayweather (boxing)

Floyd Mayweather has had a wonderful boxing career where he was undefeated in 50 professional fights. He deserves to be at the end of this list.

47. Reggie Bush (NFL)

46. ​​Michael Vick (NFL)

45. Michael Sam (NFL)

44. Wilt Chamberlain (basketball)

43. Antoine Walker (basketball)

42. Lionel Messi (football)

Lionel Messi is the greatest football player ever to play the game beating every record in his exceptional career.

41. Yao Ming (basketball)


40. Allen Iverson (basketball)

39. Tony Romo (NFL)

38. Tim Duncan (basketball)

37. Tim Tebow (NFL / baseball)

36. Sidney Crosby (ice hockey)

35. Vince Carter (basketball)

34. Muhammad Ali (boxing)

Muhammad Ali is famous for his aggressive fighting style and never die attitude. He has won 55 fights where 37 of them were knockouts and 5 losses.

33. LaMarcus Aldridge (basketball) 33

32. Manny Ramirez (NFL)

31. Peyton Manning (NFL)

30. Barry Bonds (baseball)

29. Tom Brady (NFL)

28. Klay Thompson (basketball)

27. Dirk Nowitzki (basketball)

26. John Cena (WWE)


25. Randy Moss (NFL)

24. Johnny Manziel (NFL)

23. Cam Newton (NFL)

22. Emmitt Smith (NFL)

21. Tiger Woods (golf)

Tiger Woods is hugely regarded as one of the best golfers of all time and one of the most famous athletes in history of the sport to have left such a big impact on the sport.

20.Russell Wilson (NFL)

19. Alex Rodriguez (baseball)

18. Michael Jordan (basketball)

Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in any sport by a huge margin as he is considered way above the sport. No athlete has ever had such a recognition in any sport accept Michael Jordan.

17. Manny Pacquiao (boxing)

16. Stephen Curry (basketball)

15. Ronaldinho (football)

14. Mike Tyson (boxing)

13. Joe Namath (NFL)


12. Danica Patrick (motorsport)

11. Babe Ruth (baseball)

10. Cristiano Ronaldo (football)

9. LeBron James (basketball)

8. Scottie Pippen (basketball)

7. Terrell Owens (NFL)

6. Kobe Bryant (basketball)

5. Eli Manning (NFL)

4. Pele (football)

3. Shaquille O’Neal (basketball)

2. Michelle Wie (golf)

1. David Beckham (football)

English footballer David Beckham is recognized all over the world with his good looks and amazing football skills. He was most famous for his wonderful freekicks.

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