Football: Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Otherwise known as ‘Pelé’ this Brazilian wonder has scored a total of 1279 professional goals.
Basketball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem holds the record for most NBA points in history at a stunning 38,387 points. That’s nearly two thousand more points than the next guy- and he’s been retired for almost 30 years.
Australian Rules Football: Tony Lockett
Tony Lockett has scored the most goals in AFL history with 1360. He played a total of 281 games.
Cricket: Graeme Smith
This South African cricket wonder has the record for both most matches played as captain and most matches won as captain with 109 played and 53 won.
Boxing: Willie Pep
When you think of all time greats in Boxing, you’re thinking of names like Ali, Leonard, and Chavez- but when you look at who has the most wins ever, Willie Pepe is the name you’ll see. This Italian American boxer had a total of 229 professional boxing wins, having fought a total of 1,956 rounds.
Premier League Football: Alan Shearer
English soccer legend Alan Shearer boasts a career total of 260 goals in 441 games.
Horse racing: Russel A. Blaze
This jockey has an unreal 10,533 wins.
Olympic Gold: Michael Phelps
The person who holds the most Olympic gold medals in history is swimmer Michael Phelps.
WWE Championship reigns: John Cena
There’s a man who has had the most reigns as a WWE Champion- AND HIS NAME IS JOHN CENA. He’s had 12.
Hockey: Wayne Gretzky
Dubbed “The Great One”, Wayne Gretzky has amassed a total of 2,857 NHL points, just short of a thousand more than Mark Messier at number 2.
Baseball: Barry Bonds
The most home runs in MLB history is a title held by Barry Bonds, with a total of 762.
Football: Morten Andersen
Morten Andersen retired in 2007 with an astonishing 2,544 points in the NFL.
Canadian Football: Milt Stegall
Milt Stegall holds the record for most touchdowns scored by an individual in the CFL with 147.
MMA: Travis Fulton
Travis Fulton might not be a household name when it comes to MMA, but he certainly has been around for a while- he has a total of 255 MMA wins in his career!
International Rugby Points: Jonny Wilkinson
Jonny Wilkinson of England has scored a total of 277 points, the most scored by an individual player in World Cup history.