Babe Ruth, the legend of baseball was a man who was not afraid to face fears and break limits. He was honored for his courage and attitude. Although his mother past away when he was a teenage and his father sent him to an orphanage, Ruth never let his surroundings determine his future. "Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games."
Kobe Bryant's success story was one of destiny. He was a basketball fanatic as a 3 year old, who grew up loving the LA Lakers, no wonder he ended up there. Kobe would watch videos, study the game and learn tricks from his father who was once an NBA player himself. Kobe was so aligned with making the NBA, it was just a matter of time...
The Great One was always talented in hockey due to his desire for the game and his confident mindset. As a kid, he was so good that other parents would often boo him, but Gretzky did not let the haters get to him, even at that young age. Today, he is considered the greatest player to ever have played hockey, and the #99 jersey will never be worn by another again.
Michael Jordan is considered the greatest man to ever play the game of basketball, as he has won 6 NBA championships. One of the most idolized athletes of all time, Michael is the definition of success, but failure was a huge key and pivotal turning point on his journey to the hall of fame.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is one of the most successful athletes on earth, but the layers upon layers of lessons and obstacles he's faced earn him that throne. He not only faced poverty, but his family members have been hooked on drugs, his father was a dealer who was sent to jail and Mayweather looked up and out the entire time.
This soccer personality became so popular because of his sex appeal towards women off the field, and his amazing soccer skills, specifically his fancy footwork, on the field. The Portugal born Real Madrid athlete is a huge star and he clearly understands the prerequisites for success.
Rafael Nadal was always an athletic kid growing up, but it was his bold decision to stick to just tennis and fully master the game that actually led him to success. He had a great supporting cast in his uncle and coach who guided him and his mind over matter approach assisted him to the top.