Imagine a sports game that took place in complete silence… How pumped up do you think the crowd would be able to get?

“Not much,” is the answer! Music and sports go hand-in-hand.

You can’t have one without the other! But, what are the most iconic sports songs of all time? Here’s our list of the best 17!

1. “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor

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Ever since this song appeared in “Rocky”, it’s become a fixture of sporting events the world over. Corny as hell, there’s just something about his simple tune that gets the juices flowing.

2. “Sandstorm” by Darude

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You probably didn’t even know what this 90s house-music classic was even called! Yet, whenever the blaring synthesizers of this tune are heard, you know the stadium is about to turn up.