The Ultimate ‘Who am I’ Sports Star Quiz

Can you guess the famous sporting star from one small clue? Think football, tennis, rugby and golf for inspiration to ace our free ‘Who am I’ quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some sporting quizzing.

Round 1 – Footballers

1 – I won the ballon d’or in 2001 – Who am I?

2 – As of 2022, I have scored the most goals in the history of the Premier league – Who am I?

3 – As of 2022, I have won the most premier league titles – Who am I?

4 – As of 2022, I am the top goal scorer of all time in the champions league – Who am I?

5 – As of 2022, I have the most world cup goals – Who am I?

6 – In 1997 I became the youngest player to win the ballon d’or – Who am I?

7 – In 2018 I became the youngest player to win the Premier league – Who am I?

8 – I am French, and according to Wikipedia, I’m considered one of the greatest strikers of all time – Who am I?

9 – I was given the nickname “Pelé in skirts” by Pelé himself – Who am I?

10 – With 34 goals, I’m the highest German goalscorer in the history of the Premier League – Who Am I?

Round 2 – Tennis

1 – I am the first male from Serbia to win a Grand Slam title – Who Am I?

2 – I won the Australian Open in 2009, making me the world female number 1 again – Who Am I?

3 – I wrote an autobiography titled ‘Hitting Back’ – Who Am I?

4 – I dated Barbra Streisand and married Brooke Sheilds – Who Am I?

5 – My tennis career ended in 2003 due to a herniated disk – Who Am I?

6 – I was ranked world No. 1 for a record 377 weeks – Who Am I?

7 – My rivalry with Rafael Nadal is considered by many to be the greatest in tennis history – Who Am I?

8 – In the 2004 New Year Honours, I was appointed an OBE – Who Am I?

9 – I walked away from the French Open due to my mental health – Who Am I?

10 – I am known as ‘the King of Clay’ – Who Am I?

Round 3 – Boxing

1 – I am the first African American to be the world heavyweight boxing champion – Who Am I?

2 – I was undefeated my entire professional career until my untimely death aged 45 – Who Am I?

3 – I was Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr – Who Am I?

4 – I was known as ‘The Manasa Mauler’ – Who Am I?

5 – Mike Tyson famously bit my ear in the third round of our heavyweight rematch – Who Am I?

6 – I won the Olympic gold medal in the super heavyweight class in Seoul in 1988 – Who Am I?

7 – I was the first boxer to be victorious in the lineal championship in 4 different weight divisions – Who Am I?

8 – I was the world heavyweight champion for almost 12 years – Who Am I?

9 – I won the WBO middleweight title against Nigel Benn – Who Am I?

10 – I’m the longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion in boxing history – Who Am I?

Round 4 – US Sports Stars

1 – My nickname is King James and I have a tattoo saying ‘Chosen 1’ – Who Am I?

2 – I’m an Olympic medalist a revered UFC champion and I star in the show Divas – Who Am I?

3 – I’m widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time – Who Am I?

4 – I won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls – Who Am I?

5 – In 1933, I became the first baseball player to hit a home run in the All-Star game – Who Am I?

6 – My real name is Terry Eugene Bollea but that’s not who I am known as in the wrestling world – Who Am I?

7 – I’m a female professional boxer and former footballer from Ireland – Who Am I?

8 – My nickname was ‘The Yankee Clipper’ – Who Am I?

9 – I followed my father Ric’s career as a professional wrestler – Who Am I?

10 – My nickname was ‘The Black Mamba’ – Who Am I?

Round 5 – Olympians

1 – I won triple Olympic gold at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics – Who Am I?

2 – I was the first gymnast to gain a perfect score of 6.0 – Who Am I?

3 – I won five consecutive Olympic gold medals in rowing – Who Am I?

4 – I am the first person to win medals in five different Olympic Games in sailing – Who Am I?

5 – Now retired, I write children’s books about a cyclist named ‘Flying Fergus’ – Who Am I?

6 – I was the first woman to win back-to-back golds in the 100-meter backstroke – Who Am I?

7 – I am known as ‘The Thorpedo’ – Who Am I?

8 – I won my first Olympic gold at the 1980 Moscow Games – Who Am I?

9 – I am the first Black British woman to win an Olympic gold medal – Who Am I?

10 – I am the most successful British track athlete in the history of the modern Olympic Games – Who Am I?




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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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