5. Sir Ian Botham

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Widely regarded as one of the best British cricket players ever, his career almost wasn’t. With a tremendous talent for football, he almost decided to devote his career to that sport.

6. Lionel Conacher

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Lionel is considered by many to be one of the finest (if not the finest) Canadian athletes ever. Over his athletic career, he notched championships for a total of five sports, including football, hockey and wrestling.