FIFA World Player in 1998, 2000 and 2003, Zidane has been labeled the greatest player to ever come out of France. Known for his brilliant ball control, incredible vision, precise passing and ability to read the game, Zidane has also dedicated much of his time to helping those less fortunate than himself.
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As a child, Tiger Woods was a sporting prodigy. He grew into one of the world's best golfers, and his youth, passion and charisma helped shine a new light on golf and bring hordes of young people into the sport. However, as his career developed, he was rocked by allegations that he was a notorious womanizer, throwing his happy family life into disarray. Prodigy looks at the spectacular rise and fall of Tiger Woods.
In mid-January 2008, Lewis Hamilton signed a new 5 year, multi-million pound contract to stay with McLaren Mercedes until at least the end of the 2012 season. Born in 1985, Hamilton began his winning career aged seven racing radio-controlled karts. His career, and his story, is one to watch.
By 2007, David Beckham had seemingly conquered the world. He was one of the all-time greatest footballers, one of the most famous men in the world, exceptionally wealthy and living what appeared to be a fairytale existence. Two years on and Beckham has not left his podium. Multiple strategic business moves between Football Clubs with his fashion-forward wife and three sons have seen the Beckham brand explode to epic proportions.
Pele was a phenomenal athlete who brought class and finesse to the game. Named 'Athlete of the Century' by the International Olympic Committee, and one of the '100 Most Important People of the 20th Century' by Time Magazine in 1999, Pele is a legend whose sporting reputation will live on forever. Using his global profile to great effect, Pele supported policies for improving the social conditions of the poor. 'The King of Football' is an inspiring special on a remarkable individual.
Confident, talented and good looking, Cristiano Ronaldo is a marketing dream. A natural leader capable of inspiring runs, powerful strikes and the ability to find the back of the net, he is what many deem to be a perfect footballer. Off field is another story however, wih Ronaldo the cause of multiple scandals.
Officially labeled ‘The greatest driver Formula One has ever seen’, Schumacher has redefined this elite sport through his ability, dedication, media presence and appeal. This is an objective look at his journey, and the ongoing impact of his contribution to Formula One.