Athletes are some of the most influential people in the world, and they mean so much to their respective communities. But what makes them larger than life is when they achieve unprecedented success as either an individual or for the team they lead.
However, the perception of success does not actually mean they were special. Many happen to play an influential position and ride on the coattails of their equally talented teammates, but the illusion of greatness somehow sticks. These are the most overrated athletes in sports history.