5. Sir Ian Botham
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
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.