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The most loved athletes in sports

Espresso Logo By Filipe Dimas of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: The term “fan favourite” is a popular one in the sports world, but some athletes seem to go above and beyond when it comes to making an impression. Through a combination of exceptional play and an engaging personality, a select few athletes become beloved icons that even rival fans can’t help but respect. Here are 20 of the most loved athletes in all of sports.

The most loved athletes in sports

The term “fan favourite” is a popular one in the sports world, but some athletes seem to go above and beyond when it comes to making an impression. Through a combination of exceptional play and an engaging personality, a select few athletes become beloved icons that even rival fans can’t help but respect. Here are 20 of the most loved athletes in all of sports.

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