What is the world's game? Football (Soccer)
Who is the most famous player of that game? Pelé
Who own a replica Santos football jersey with Pelé's #10? Hartsfieldboy
I think its pretty obvious who the most famous athlete is. You have to remeber that most of the world doesn't know anything Golf, Basketball, Boxing, Baseball or Hockey, much less any names. Yet nearly every person in every country at least knows what football is. And nearly every country have organized teams.
- Manny Legace came in a close second when polled among third world African countries.