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Top 10 Most Expensive Golf Clubs in the World

Golf club is an integral part in golf, which is used to hit the golf ball. Usually, a golf club is consisted of major parts, the shaft to grip the golf club and other end of the shaft is a head, which is used to hit the ball. Golf is a high-profile game, mostly played by the elite class. It is the most prestigious game in the world. However, there are many golf competitions, arranged all over the world. The golf players use many types of most expensive golf clubs. One has to spend a huge amount of money to buy any of these. These golf clubs are individually different both in action and shape. The players choose their own form of club in playing golf. The article is all about the top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world. Hope, you’ll find the one which suits you.

There are many golf club manufacturers in the world. Among them, Japanese company “Homna” is famous for making gold and platinum golf clubs. Great players like Tiger Woods, Rory McIIroy all are very much fascinated with expensive golf clubs. Some players use to buy their personalized golf clubs made from renowned company. Here is the list of top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world.

Top 10 Most Expensive Golf Clubs in the World

10. Maruman Majesty Prestigio Driver

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Maruman golf clubs——–image credit: Flickr/Resort Hotel

It is a light weighted golf club, which gives the player a good feel of hitting a ball. This light weighted golf club has many advantages. One of many is that players can grip it nicely and has a better control in hitting. The golf club is manufactured by a famous company, Maruman and it’ll cost $2000 each to have one. Maruman  is a famous brand in golf and they are best known for making prestigious golf clubs. Maruman Majesty Driver ranks at no 10 in our list of top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world. Maruman is a perfect golf club with intense accuracy. It consists a titanium head, which gives a good balance. Maruman Majesty was sponsored in Japan PGA tour 1990.

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9. Adams Golf Tight Lies Spin Control

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Adams Golf Tight Lies Spin Control——image credit: Wikimedia/post406

Adams golf is a well known golf club manufacturer company. the company was established by Barney Adams in 1991 and headquartered in Texas, United States. At first, Adams Golf used to make customized golf clubs, which were rated best by the users. Golf legend Tiger Woods’ coach, Hank Haney was also served in Adams. Their Tight Lies Spin control is a commercially hit product. It is an amazing golf club with smooth gripping and control. The Adams spin control is cost around $8500. It has an elegant look with a supreme balance. It is a no 1 choice of many world famous golfers.

8. Titleist Scotty Cameron

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Titleist Scotty Cameron———image credit: Flickr/wandawei

Titleist is a famous golf club brand, which was used by Tiger Woods. The Titleist golf club became so popular, when it was accompanied by Tiger Woods in his most remarkable victory in golf. The Titleist and Tiger Woods were always a good composition. “Titleist” is the brand name of America’s top golf equipment supplier, FILA. After the huge commercial success of Titleist, the company made 21 editions of them. Titleist Scotty is made of pure metal brass and copper. The players can change its shape while traveling at high altitude. It is the no. 8 in the list of top 10 most expensive golf clubs with price of $20,000 each. For Tiger’s favourite stick, the price is not that much I think.

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7. Honma Five Star Golf Club

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Honma Five Star Golf Club—————image credit: Wikimedia/Yuki Shimazu

Honma is a famous Japanese golf club manufacturer. They have the most distinguished market of sophisticated golf clubs. Honma Five Star is a remarkable club in their collection. The golf celebrities like Jack Nicholson and Danny Devito were the devoted users of Honma Five Star golf club. The Five Star golf club set is comprised of 14 pieces, all of which are made of gold and platinum. It’ll cost you $32,000 to buy a Honma Five star set. The price is not a matter for those who knows Honma is a world class brand. It stands at no. 7 in our list of top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world.

6. Plamer Patent Fork Shaft Wood

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Different golf clubs——–image credit: Flickr/John Fischer

The Plamer Patent is a famous golf club, which is made by A.G Spalding and Brothers company. The company also produces basketball, volleyballs and products for soccer. It is one of the oldest sports manufactures, established in 1876. The Plamer Patent Fork Shaft Wood was sold at an auction for $49,000 in 2007, making it the 6th most expensive golf club in the world. It is a very stylish club, which provides player a better grip. It is a flawless golf stick in all aspect.

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5. Long Nose Scraped Golf Club

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Long Nose Scraped Golf Club————–image credit: Pixabay/kpgolfpro

It is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. There is an evidence of using long nose in 18th century. The golf club was appeared in Sotheby’s auction, 2007 and sold there for $91,000. Long nose scraped is still in a good shape. It is a rare antique piece and a treasure to collect for any golf player. The golf club is selected for no. 5 place in the list of top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world. It is a well-furnished golf club and the most prestigious club in this list.

4. Golden Putter first Lady Special Edition

It is a renowned product made by German company Barth and Sons. The most amazing thing of this golf club is that its shaft is made of 24 carat gold, which is placed as 5.Micrometer thick coating. Cherry wood was used for making the shaft of Golden putter. The price is estimated $150,000 for one piece. The huge price is due to the diamonds and gold that are inserted in it. The club is very stylish in shape and it feels awesome while playing. Golden putter is at no. 4 in the list of top 10 most expensive golf clubs. Its elegant look is crafted by using cherry wood. Without diamond, one can get it at 50 times lesser amount.

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3. Square Toe Light Iron Golf Club

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Square Toe Light Iron Golf Club——-image credit: Pixabay/Golfer

It is another antique piece of golf club used in 17th century. Square Toe is the 3rd most expensive golf club in the world, which was auctioned for $151,000 in 2007. It became that expensive for the ancient use and historical significance. There are only few golf clubs that were used back in 17th century. The golf club is made of light iron, making it very user friendly. It’ll be a desirable piece for any antique collector and golf lover.

2. Simon Cossar fruitwood Metal Headed Blade Putter

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Metal Headed Blade Putter———–image credit: https://www.youtube.com/Mark Crossfield

The metal headed blade putter was manufactured by the company, Cossar Club. The company is one of the oldest in making golf clubs. They are famous for making the most fashionable golf clubs in the world. Metal headed blade was their masterpiece, which was sold in an auction in 1998 for $165,000. The shaft of the club is made of a very rare material named fruitwood and hozel that has made it a unique piece of golf club. It ranks at no. 2 in top 10 most expensive golf clubs in the world. it is one of the best creations of Simon Cossar company.

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1. Andrew Dickson Long Nosed Putter

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Long Nosed Putter——-image credit: Flickr/chispita_666

The long nosed putter has a stamp of its manufacturer, Andrew Dickson. It says, the golf club was made in early 1700’s. It’s the oldest verified golf club in the world. The club was sold in an auction by Sotheby in 2007. Price hiked to $181,000, making it the most expensive golf club in the world. It is also an ideal piece with smooth finishing line and craft.

The majority of most expensive golf clubs are ancient, mostly back from 17th century. This is the main reason to be so much expensive. However, there are many famous golf club maker company, who manufactures high profile clubs at high prices. Like every other golf players, you’ll have to need a gorgeous golf club to start. After all, the expensive golf clubs are the symbol of status in many societies.

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Top 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson

There is hardly anyone who didn’t hear about Dwayne Johnson’s name. Although he is more familiar with the name “The Rock”, he is the one and only to become a true superstar from WWE. He is now a semi-retired professional wrestler in WWE. Dwayne the rock Johnson is best known for his stunning body physique and exceptional footlight. He is now a dominating actor in Hollywood. He has already won many hearts by his brave acting in the industry of movies. He is one of the heavyweight stars in the movies as well as in the ring. Today, we will approach to 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson. Hope you will love the facts. So, let’s not waste time.

Top 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson

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Dwayne Rock Johnson——-image credit: Wikimedia/ David Shankbone

Dwayne Johnson or “The Rock” is a very popular figure in United States. His diversified career is well enough to entrap your attention. There are many unknown Dwayne Johnson facts that you might want to know. Here they are-

10. The “Rock-Foley” duo in WWE

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Dwayne rock Johnson attained his most desirable first Tag-Team championship by making an ally with Mick Foley. It was one of the most unpredictable partnership in WWE. It is surprising to mention that, both of them started their career at the ring as enemies of each other.  Eventually, they found their common interest to dismantle the Big Show-Undertaker duo. So, they heedfully formed the most disputable tag team in WWE’s history. Their partnership was regarded as “Rock n’ Sock connection”. The “Rock-Foley” duo defeated the Big Show in 1999 segment of RAW and won the Tag team championship title for the first time.

9. “The Rock Says” is a best seller

Dwayne Johnson co-wrote an autobiography, titled “The Rock Says…”, which was published in 2000. Astonishingly the book went at no. 1 The New York Times Best Seller list and continued for several weeks. The Rock biography is based on Dwayne Johnson family legacy of wrestling. His struggles and rise in professional wrestling are also focused in the book. It is spotted at no. 9 in the list of 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson. The book went viral to every WWE fans. In fact, the book paved the way for him to be is an unquestionable superstar in WWE and later in his life.

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8. He is a former football league player

Dwayne Johnson was a professional football player before he moved into WWE. The Rock joined the Calgary Stampeders of Canadian Football League in 1995 after finishing his college. He was enrolled as a backup linebacker in the squad. During his time with the Calgary Stampeder’s, he earned $150 weekly salary. Ultimately, he was cut down from the Stampeders squad and found his home at WWE. In 2007, he returned to the Miami Orange Bowl featuring the University of Miami’s last home football game.

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When someone becomes extremely famous, he or she is supposed to be awarded. Dwayne Johnson is one of them who earned the legacy as a WWE wrestler and a movie star. He is a genuine legend in WWE, winning numerous WWE championships. When he entered Hollywood, after retiring from wrestling, he also achieved significant milestones as an actor. On April 2002, Dwayne Johnson wax statue was revealed at Madame Tussauds in New York as a recognition of his remarkable achievements . The Rock posed next to his newly unveiled wax statue and won millions of hearts of his fans. It is really interesting that we have selected the fact to be included in 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson.

6. His connection with the dictionary

The SmackDown” is the self proclaimed word by the Rock, which was used by him in the Thursday night special of WWE. The smackdown is a lethal blow which he supposed to land on various parts of opponent’s body. Soon it became the show of Rock himself. Smackdown show was debuted in April 1999 in WWE and finally the show originated as one of the main events. The word “smackdown” was added in the Merriam-Webster dictionary database in 2007 and stands at no. 6 in our list of 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson.

5. His wrestling names

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The Rock vs John Cena——–image credit: Wikimedia/ Simon

We all know him by his famous name “The Rock”. But, before adapting that name, he tried two other names, “Flex Kavana” and “Rocky Maivia”. He dropped Flex Kavana as WWE felt that it was suitable name for the world stage of wrestling. Then he moved to “Rocky Maivia”, combining his father and grandfather’s name. His grandfather, “High Chief” Peter Maivia was a professional wrestler, which made the Rock first third-generation wrestler in WWE. His dad, Rocky Johnson was the first black tag team champion in WWE.  He again decided to drop the name as he felt his family’s legacy might hold him back. Eventually he ended up to “The Rock” during Raw is War promo.

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4. Dwayne Johnson ethnicity

His father, Rocky Johnson is a black nova scotain origin, while his mother is of Samoan origin. Dwayne Johnson family is rich in multi-cultural heritage. He is actually an African-American descendant , who left United States with the British after the end of American revolution. He also has some Irish ancestry from his father’s side. His paternal grandparents, Lilian and James Bowles were both of African origin, while his maternal grandparents, Ofelia Fuataga and Fanene Pita Maivia were Samoan with wrestling background. Dwayne Johnson ethnicity is widely diversified and his incredible wrestling talent is inherited from both sides of his family.

 3. The Rock in Guinness book of world records

Dwayne Johnson has achieved the glory of being a powerful actor in Hollywood in a very short period of time. He acted in many Hollywood action movies. In his first feature film, “The Scorpion King”, he was paid a whopping $5.5 million, which was regarded as a world record for any actor in his first leading role. Gradually, he became a worthy successor of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is one of surprising facts about Dwayne Johnson that, he was the second choice to play the Willy Wonka role in Tim Burton’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.

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2. He actually owns “the Rock”

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Dwayne The Rock Johnson———image credit: Flickr/irfan.nasir05

Dwayne Johnson generally doesn’t use his stage name “the rock” outside the wrestling circuit. Although, he rarely uses his ring name “the rock”, anyone isn’t permitted to use the name. it’s because, Dwayne Johnson is now solely owns the right of the name “the rock”. According to IMDB.com, he also owns many of his catchphrases associated with his wrestling career at WWE.

1. The Rock’s charity

Dwayne Johnson seems to be a the toughest and strongest wrestler with extreme physique in WWE. He used to give a verbal smackdown to his every opponent in the ring. The other side of the rock is totally different. Outside the ringh, he is the most sincere stars, who always shows his affection towards charity. Dwayne Johnson has donated $2 million to the University of Miami for the construction of Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center. The facts of his charity is at no. 1 in our list of 10 interesting facts about Dwayne Johnson. He also founded “Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation” in 2006 to serve the high-risk and severely ill children. He is indeed a tough man with soft heart.

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Top 10 Most Popular Sports in Canada

Canada is widely known as a sports-loving country. Canadian people always like to do some physical activity to avoid obesity and most importantly, to cope with the cold environment. Canada is a generous country where people all of the world are settled in here and share their own sports and culture with the native Canadians. Thus Canada has become a country of variety of games and sports. The country have also showed their dominance in world sports as well as in Olympic games. It is already known that, winter sports in Canada are very much popular all over the world.

Today, Sporty Ghost team have taken an initiative to enlist the top 10 most popular sports in Canada. So, let’s find out, what is the most popular sport in Canada?

Top 10 most popular Sports in Canada:

1. Ice Hockey

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The Canadian Ice Hockey team——image creadit: Wikipedia/s.yume

Ice hockey is considered to be the most popular sport in Canada, as the sport having been named as the official national sport in Canada. The Canadian Ice hockey league, “National Hockey League (NHL)” is established both in Canada and United States. Canada has 7 teams currently playing in NHL, namely Calgary, Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg.

Canada has other teams in the minor North American professional ice hockey leagues. Canada also arranges some strong semi-professional and amateur ice hockey leagues. Ice hockey is governed by the” Hockey Canada”. Ice hockey is the number one in the list of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

2. Basketball

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Canadian Basketball Arena—-image credit: Wikipedia/Chensiyuan

Originally, Basketball is a team sport, which is invented by a Canadian, James Naismith in 1891. He invented the sport considering it’s indoor recreational value. He was trying to find a safer sport, which requires skill, not power to throw ball. Now, basketball has progressed to a highly skilled sport all over the world. It is documented that, basketball was played in Canada prior to 1900.

The official governing body for basketball in Canada is named “Basketball Canada”, which was formed in 1928. A new generation of Canadian basketball had began in 1994, when NBA of United States awarded franchises to 2 Canadian teams, the Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies. Professional basketball came to Canada through that initiatives for the first time. Basketball is at No. 2 in our list of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

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3. Soccer

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2015 Women’s Soccer World cup in Canada—-image via: Wikimedia /IQRemix

Soccer has gained popularity in Canada over many years. Although, soccer in Canada was played under a variety of rules, the main concept of soccer was there. The first soccer game had taken place in Toronto in October 1876 between two local clubs. The game has not achieved as much popularity as in Europe, but the Canadian Women soccer team has succeeded numerous times in international level. The team qualified for the 2012 London summer Olympics and performed remarkably well throughout the tournament.

They met favorite United States in the Semi-final and lost the game by 4-3 in the overtime. But, the American win came through some controversial decisions against Canada. However, Canada secured the third place with Bronze medal, defeating France by 1-0. Canada had already organized the 2015 FIFA Women’s World cup which lasted for about a month. Soccer ranks 3rd in the list of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

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4. Rugby

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Rugby in Canada—–image credit: Wikimedia/caleb j

Rugby football was distinguished from soccer (football in Europe) in 1863 and the Rugby football union was formed in England in 1871. British garrison troops, settlers and the Royal Navy members possibly introduced rugby to Canada from 1823 onward. Now, Canada is one of the strongest contenders in world rugby. The national coaching certification program has played a vital role in developing Canadian rugby.

Canada’s vigorous promotion in rugby was apparent when the team participated in the inaugural Rugby world cup in 1987, which was held in Australia and New Zealand. The Canada national team stunned the world in 1991 Rugby world cup by advancing to the quarter-finals. We placed the game at No. 4 in the list of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

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5. Lacrosse

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Lacrosse championship, Canada Vs England—image credit: Wikimedia/English Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of the oldest sports in Canada. The National Lacrosse Association of Canada was formed in 1867 as the first ever governing body of sport. Lacrosse has announced as an official summer sports of Canada in 1994. The Canada Lacrosse teams, both men and women, are highly world standings in field and box lacrosse games.

The Canada women’s lacrosse team is highly popular for their outstanding performance. The women lacrosse team is one of the top teams in the world. The team reached the final of 2013 FIL World Cup Lacrosse in Ontario and eventually lost to the defending Champion United States. After finishing with a silver, the team moved to the 2nd place in world lacrosse standings. The field lacrosse team won their first championship title in 2006 World Lacrosse Championship. Lacrosse is considered as one of the most popular Canadian sports and the sport ranks at no. 5 in our list.

6. Baseball

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The 1990s is considered as the golden age for baseball in Canada. The Canadian baseball team, Toronto Blue Jays won two consecutive World Baseball Series in 1992 and 1993. Ferguson Jenkins became the first Canadian to be voted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1991. Later in 1997, Larry Walker of the National League Colorado Rockies became the first Canadian to be the most valuable baseball player award.

Although, baseball is the national sport in the United States, its popularity has spread all over Canada. Baseball is treated as a summer sport in Canada. The game involves huge college students in Canada and very much enthusiastic among them. We placed Canadian baseball at No. 6 of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

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7. Cricket

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Cricket in Canada——image credit: Wikipedia/Duncan Rawlinson

Cricket is gradually becoming popular in Canada. The country achieved the membership of ICC in 1968 in order to increase opportunities for international cricket competition. The remarkable milestone was achieved by the Canadians, when they defeated the Australians in 1975. So far, the Canadian National Cricket Team has competed in four ICC Cricket World Cups, lastly in 2011.

The cricket team frequently appears in international and national cricket tournaments. The immigrants of different countries have contributed in developing cricket in Canada. Recently, Canada is focusing on active youth development, school programs, coaching and umpiring programs related to cricket.

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8. Curling

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Curling in canada——-image credit: Wikimedia/Bjarte Hetland

Curling is a sport, where two teams consisting four players each use to send stones over an ice surface towards a targeted circle in an attempt to reach nearest the centre. Curling is one of the top 10 most popular sports in Canada. The first Curling club in Canada was established in 1807.

The national curling championships and the Olympic trails are very popular in Canada. The women also participate in this game and the game is one of the most televised women’s sport in Canada. The world curling championship has been sponsored by Ford Canada since 1995 and it was known as the Ford World Curling Championship .

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9. Tennis

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Canadian Roger’s cup——–image credit: Wikipedia/Sorin Nechita

Tennis is another popular sport played in Canada. The governing body of Canadian tennis is known as “Tennis Canada”. The organization maintains its commitment of developing tennis in Canada by stimulating participation in this game at local, national and international level. It also operates programs and events as a full time member of the ITF. Recreational tennis is considered to be a very popular pastime of many Canadians.

It is interesting to state that, the number of Canadians who play tennis more than four times a year increased from more than 1.2 million in 1998 to nearly 1.7 million in 2001. Among them, 50% are under the age of 25. As a well-known popular sport, tennis ranks at No. 9 in our list of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

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10. Golf

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Golf was first played in Scotland in the last half of 15th century. When the native Scots emigrated to Canada, they took the game of tennis with them, which was better known as “Royal and Ancient Game”. The first Canadian golf club was founded in November 1873 and was named as “Montreal Golf Club”.

The club was established by the young Scotsman Alexander Dennistoun, who was the first president and the captain of the golf club. Since then, golf began to flourish in Canada and they are now one of the best golf playing nations in the world. Golf has taken the No. 10 place in our list of top 10 most popular sports in Canada.

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Top 10 Best Female Athletes in America

Sports are dominated by the males for centuries. It was considered a mere source of entertainment for men. On the contrary, women were busy with raising child and taking care of their husbands. Then, the changes came, where men and women equally work in the development of civilization. The American society adopted the changes faster than any other countries of the world. Now, American female society is participated in almost all kinds of sports along with the men. Their bold entry in the men’s field didn’t go in vain. Sometimes, they surpassed men, likewise in soccer and many other sports. They’ve gifted some best female athletes in American sports over time and still they are proving to be the best over men.

Sporty Ghost stepped forward to make a list of top 10 best female athletes in America. American female athletes are become popular not only in United States, but also all over the world. The female athletes we have enlisted here, are best in their own performance in different sports. So, let’s take a look-

Top 10 Best Female Athletes in America:

From NASCAR racing to UFC fighting competitions, American women have made their marks everywhere and became famous worldwide. Here are some popular American female athletes, who are renowned for their outstanding sporting nature.

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10. Gabby Douglas, Gymnastics

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Gabby Douglas took the place of Jordyn Weiber to be the top all-around gymnast in the world. She won two gold medals for United States in 2012 London Summer Olympics. Douglas won both the all-around championship and the team championship in that world competition. Thus, she became the first American ever to win the Olympic gold medals in both area of gymnastics. She was also an integral part of the gold winning United States team in 2011 World Championships.

The 4’11” gymnast, Gabby Douglas was nicknamed as “The Flying Squirrel” by the USA Gymnastics’ National Team Coordinator, Márta Károlyi, seeing her outstanding aerial performance on uneven bars. She was awarded the “Female Athlete of the Year” by Associated Press in 2013. She also received two BET Awards for her incredible achievements in the Olympics. She is at no. 10 position in the list of top 10 best female athletes in America.

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9. Allyson Felix, track and Field

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Allyson Felix in Osaka, Japan————-image credit: Wikipedia/Eckhard Pecher

Allyson Felix is one of the most popular American track and field sprint athletes, who represents United States in international competitions. So far, she has bagged 2012 Olympic gold medal, two Olympic silver medals, and three world championship gold medals, in 200 meters sprint. She finished second at Athens and Beijing Olympics, and in London Olympics, she had determined to deliver the best performance. She ran a blazing race in 200 meters in just 21.88 seconds, defeating the 2nd place finisher Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser, who completed the race in 22.09 seconds. Allyson’s three golds at 2012 Summer Olympics are the most gold medals a female track and field athlete has won since 1988.

As an active participator of “Project Believe”, organized by US Anti- Doping Agency, she regularly tests to ensure that she is drug free. She is also considered as one of the top female athletes of the world. Obviously, she is truly a pride of American Olympic legacy.

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 8. Lindsey Vonn, Skiing

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Lindsey Vonn is one of the greatest female skiers in the history of America. Vonn is the one of two female skiers to ever win four overall World Cup championships, along with Annemarie Moser-Pröll. She has achieved that landmark in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. She also secured a record seven World Cup seasons titles in the downhill discipline, five titles in super-G and three consecutive titles in combined. In 2010 Winter Olympic, she placed herself to be the first female ever in the history of America after winning the gold medal in downhill category. She is placed at no. 8 in our list of top 10 best female athletes in America.

Lindsey Vonn got off to a slow start in earlier 2013 due to her illness. But, soon she recovered and got things going at Lake Louise by sweeping all three races. Her career total reached to a 56 and Vonn became the second best of all-time among female skiers.

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7. Danica Patrick, NASCAR

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Danica Patrick is an American Auto racing driver. She has become the most successful female racer in the history of American open-wheel racing, winning the 2008 Indy Japan 300 and became the only woman in an IndyCar series race. She also finished 3rd in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, which is the highest finish there ever by a female racer. Patrick participated in the NASCAR Nationwide series in 2012. She has driven the #10 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Sprint Cup Series since the 2013 season. She has been remarkably consistent in the American Auto-racing, as she is doing something that none of the other athletes on this list by competing against male athletes. She became the first female NASCAR driver in 2013 to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup series pole, after qualifying for the Daytona 500.

She is an inspirational model in female auto racing in United states. Danica Patrick currently holds the no. 7 spot in the list of top 10 best female athletes in America. She is a record holder for the most consecutive races running at the finish (50 races).

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 6. Serena Williams, Tennis

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Serena Williams has been among the most dominating female athletes in the world in recent time. she is currently ranking No.1 in women’s singles tennis. She has ranked No.1 in singles on six separate occasions, which make her one of the best female tennis players in the world. Serena Williams has won 30 Grand Slams titles in her glorious career, in which 15 in women’s singles, 13 in doubles and two titles in the mixed doubles. Serena is currently the reigning champion of French Open, Australian Open, US Open, WTA Tour Championship. She is also the Olympic Gold medalist in women’s singles. According to many, Serena Williams is the greatest female tennis player of all-time. she is the 6th top American female athlete in our list.

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 5. Alex Morgan, Soccer

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Alex Morgan is an American National Soccer team player and the former Olympic gold medalist. At just 22, Alex joined the USWNT in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World cup, becoming the youngest member in the squad. She spent a remarkable season in 2012, scoring 28 goals and making 21 assists, which made her the sixth and youngest female soccer player in the United States to score more than 20 goals in a single calendar year. At 2012 London Olympics, her game winning goal at 123rd minute in the semi-final match against Canada is the most remarkable memory in American Female soccer. She ranks at No. 5 in our list of top 10 best female athletes in America.

She was awarded the “US Female Athlete of the Year” in 2012 for her mesmerizing performance in soccer. She is now at 25 and has a huge potentials to give more to the American soccer team. Alex Morgan is also one of the best looking female soccer player in the world.

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4. Missy Franklin, Swimming

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Melissa Jeanette Franklin is an American competition swimmer, who has won four Olympic gold medals so far in her career. Perhaps, Missy is the brightest among all the young stars in the list of top 10 best female athletes in America. She is currently the world record holder in the 200-meter backstroke and American record holder in both 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke. At just 17, in her debut summer Olympics in 2012, Missy Franklin bagged a total five medals, four of which were gold medals. She has earned the award of “World Swimmer of the Year” in 2011 and 2012 for her incredible swimming performance.

Franklin has won a total of 22 medals in different international swimming competitions. Although she holds the dual citizenship of America and Canada, she chose to compete for the United States. She holds her spot at No. 4 in top 10 best female athletes in America.

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3. Allison Schmitt, Swimming

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Like her teammate Melissa Franklin, Allison Schmitt is another young star in American swimming. She enormously helped United States to be glorious at the Olympic games and World Swimming Championships. Schmitt managed to win a bronze in her debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay. Four years later, after preparing herself more preciously, she rose, winning a total five medals in 2012 London Olympics, in which there were three gold medals she won in the 200-meter freestyle swimming, in 4×100-meter medley relay, and 4×200-meter freestyle relay.

Allison has won 14 medals in major international swimming competitions for America. She is a real performer at the international stage. She is a glittering star at American Swimming team. Allison has also earned the status to be one of the most popular female athletes in America.

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2. Ronda Rousey, Mixed Martial Arts

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Ronda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and a judoka. In 2008, she became the first American female Judo practitioner to ever win a medal at the summer Olympic games. Later in 2013, Rousey blew the lid off another sport, martial arts, and became the first ever woman to win a fight inside the UFC Octagon by defeating Liz Carmouche. Her dominance can be easily identified by looking at a 7-0 winning record. She has never allowed an opponent to make it out of the first round and won every single match with her horrifying effective armbar, which has broken the arms of numerous opponents.

Ronda Rousey is the No.1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world. Fight Matrix enlisted her name as the No. 1 Current Women’s MMA Bantamweight Fighter and No. 1 Women’s MMA Fighter of all-time. she is also featured in the Hollywood film “The Expendables 3” in 2014. She is the 2nd choice in our list of top 10 best female athletes in America.

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1. Kayla Harrison, Judo

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Following in the footsteps of Ronda Rousey, Kayla Harrison might just be the best ever Judoka in the history of United States. In 2008, Kayla won the Junior World Championship in Judo and became runner-up in the following year. In 2010, Kayla Harrison won the prestigious title of World Judo Championships.

Just before the 2012 London Summer Olympics, she endured a severe injury during the training session, having torn a medial collateral ligament. It was an immense struggle for her to recover and join the Olympic. Eventually, on 2 August, 2012 she won the Olympic gold medal in the 78-kg category, defeating Gemma Gibbons by two yukos and made the history by becoming the first American to ever win an Olympic gold medal in judo. Kayla Harrison is a priceless asset for American sports. After many research and analysis, she becomes our 1st choice to be at No. 1 in the top 10 best female athletes in America.

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Top 10 Best MLS Soccer Teams in the World

Major League Soccer or MLS is one of the best football tournaments of the world. The soccer league represents the highest level of soccer both in United States and Canada. Major league soccer is comprised of 20 football teams, among which 17 in the United States and 3 in Canada. The MLS season starts from March to October in every year, where each MLS team play a total 34 games. The best MLS soccer teams are awarded the “Supporters’ Shield”. The best MLS teams also participate in the championship competitions against teams from other divisions as well as countries. Such soccer competitions are the Canadian Championships, the US Open and the CONCACAF Champions League.

As a part of a successful bid to host the 1994 FIFA World Cup in United States, Major League Soccer was founded in 1993. The MLS first season started in 1996 with 10 teams. Since then, soccer has earned much popularity in United States. The league is now one of the most profitable sports in America. We have enlisted the top 10 best MLS Soccer teams based on their successes in Major League Soccer. Just scroll down to find which is the best MLS team in United States.

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Top 10 Best MLS Soccer Teams in the world

Each MLS teams have flourished to the utmost level over the years. The teams may not be as strong as the European Football teams are, they are progressing faster than any other teams. Here are the best MLS Soccer teams with their most successes:

10. San Jose Earthquakes

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Bobby Convey of San Jose Earthquakes——–image credit: Wikipedia/Ryan Knapp

San Jose Earthquakes are one of the 10 charter members of Major League Soccer, which competed in the league’s inaugural season in 1996. So far, they have participated in 17 seasons of MLS and is the No. 10 in our list of top 10 best MLS Soccer teams in the world. San Jose have played a total 532 matches in MLS, winning 209 among them. They were defeated in 207 matches, while managed to draw 116. The team netted a total 751 goals in Major league soccer till date, achieving 705 points with an average of 1.325 points per MLS match as of the current 2014-15 season.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: 2 (2001, 2003)

● Supporters’ Shield: 2 (2005, 2012)

● MLS Western Conference: 3 ( 2003, 2005, 2012)

● Carolina Challenge Cup: 2 (2005, 2008)

● California Clásico: 5 (1997, 2001, 2005, 2010, 2012)

● MLS Fair Play Award: 2010

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9. New England Revolution

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Joe Franchino of New England Revolution——image credit: Wikipedia/Jarrett Campbell from Cary, North Carolina, USA

New England Revolution is owned by Robert Kraft, who also owns the NFL team New England Patriots. They are currently playing their home matches at Gillette Stadium. New England Revolution were one of the ten original MLS franchises to compete in the MLS opening season in 1996. However, it took 12 years to win their first major trophy. They have competed in MLS a total 19 season since 1996. The soccer club have played a total 595 matches in MLS, winning 225 among them so far. Like any other teams, New England Revolution tasted the bitterness of defeat 255 times in MLS and draw matches 115 times till date. They team have scored a total of 829 goals in the major league soccer, while they engulfed 899. They stand at No. 9 in our list of top 10 best MLS soccer teams in the world.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: Runners-up 5 times (2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 20154)

● Supporters’ Shield: Runners-up once (2005)

● MLS Eastern Conference (Regular Season): 2 (2002,2005)

● Lamar Hunt US Open cup: 1 (2007)

● North American SuperLiga: 1 (2008)

● MLS Fair Play Award: 3 (2003, 2008, 2012)

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8. Colorado Rapids

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Colorado Rapids vs. Columbus Crew—-image credit: Wikimedia/Corbinelliott

The Colorado Rapids are one of the best MLS teams in American professional soccer. The team is based in the Denver suburb of Commerce City, Colorado. They are also one of the 10 founding MLS teams. Colorado Rapids rank at 8th place in our list of top 10 best MLS Soccer teams in the world. Since 1996, they have participated in 19 seasons in MLS. The team have played a total 594 MLS matches including the 2014-15 season. They have managed to win 224 games in MLS, while defeated in 255 matches. The Colorado Rapids soccer players have scored a total 796 goals till date. On the contrary, 883 goals were scored by the opponents so far. They have achieved a total of 761 points with an average of 1.281 point per MLS match.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: 1 (2010)

● MLS Eastern Conference: 1 (playoff) : 2010

● MLS Western Conference: 1 (playoff) : 1997

● Rocky Mountain Cup: 3 (2005, 2006, 2013)

● MLS Reserve Division: 2 (2006, 2007)

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7. Chicago Fire

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Chicago Fire, March 2013—-image credit: Wikimedia/Ryan Byrne

Chicago Fire is the No. 7 in our list of top 10 best MLS soccer teams in the world. the club is based in Chicago suburb of Bridgeview, Illinois. They play their home matches at Toyota park, which can capacitate 20,000 spectators. Chicago Fire have participated in 17 MLS seasons since their first appearance in 1996. They have played a total 531 MLS matches and won 222 among them till date. Chicago Fire tasted the defeat 180 times, while drew matches 129 times in their Major league soccer portfolio. The players have scored a total of 785 goals, earning the point of 785 with an average 1.478 points per MLS match as of current season.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: 1 (1998)

● Supports’ Shield: 1 (2003)

● Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: 4 (1998, 2000, 2003, 2006)

● MLS Central Division: 2 (2000, 2001)

● Brimstone Cup: 6 (1998, 2000, 2001, 2012,2013, 2014)

● MLS Fair Play Award: 1 (2009)

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6. New York Red Bulls

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The New York Red Bulls are one of the best MLS soccer teams, which is based in Harrison, New Jersey. The team compete in the Eastern Conference of MLS since 1996. They have made their glorious participation in 19 MLS seasons till date. The New York Red Bulls is at No. 6 in our list of top 10 best MLS soccer teams in the world. the Red Bulls have played a total of 594 MLS matches and won 232 of them. They were defeated in 243 matches, while making 119 draw matches. The Red Bulls players have netted a total of 872 goals in the major league soccer and a total 894 goals were scored by their opponents. The club have achieved 793 points in MLS with an average of 1.335 points per MLS match as of the 2014-15 season of MLS. The Red Bulls Arena remains their home ground since 2010.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: Runners-up (2008)

● Supporters’ Shield: 1 (2013)

● MLS Eastern Conference: 3 (2000, 2010, 2013)

● MLS Western Conference: 1 (Playoff) : 2008

●Atlantic Cup: 4 (2003, 2010, 2011, 2013)

● New York Cup: 1 (2014)

● Emirates Cup: 1 (2011)

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5. FC Dallas

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FC Dallas, formerly known as Dallas Burn, is an American professional MLS soccer team, which is based in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas is also one of the ten charter clubs in major league soccer, competing in the league since its inception. FC Dallas play their home matches in soccer-specific Toyota Stadium. They have participated in 19 MLS seasons since 1996 and have proven themselves as one of the best MLS soccer teams in the world. The club have played a total 594 matches in Major League Soccer and won 243 matches among them. Moreover, FC Dallas team were defeated 238 times in MLS, while they were able to draw matches 113 times. The Dallas boys have scored a total 878 goals in MLS till date, while a total of 875 goals were scored by their opponents. They have earned a total 812 points so far with an average of 1.367 points per MLS match as of the 2014-15 MLS season. FC Dallas rank at No. 5 in the list of top 10 best MLS soccer teams in the world.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: Runners-up (2010)

● MLS Western Conference: 1 (Playoff): 2010

● Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: 1 (1997)

Texas Derby: 4 (2008, 2010, 2013, 2014)

● Lamar Hunt Pioneer Cup: 2 (2010, 2011)

● Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic: 1 (2011)

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4. Sporting Kansas City

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Aurélien Collin of Sporting Kansas City—-image credit: Wikipedia/Ryan Knapp

Sporting Kansas City is a Major League Soccer team, which is based in Kansas City, Missouri. Their home ground is named Sporting Park. Sporting Kansas City is enlisted at No. 4 in our list of top 10 best MLS soccer teams in the world. The team have participated in 19 seasons of MLS since it first appearance in 1996. They have played a total 595 matches in MLS and have won 243 among them till date. In Major League Soccer, they were also defeated 229 matches, while drew 123 games. The Sporting Kansas City have scored a stunning 832 goals in MLS and 806 goals were scored against them. The team have achieved a total 820 points with an average of 1.378 points per MLS match as recorded.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: 2 (2000, 2013)

● MLS Supporters’ Shield: 1 (2004)

● MLS Western Conference: 3 (1997, 2000, 2004)

● Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: 2 (2004, 2012)

● Desert Diamond Cup: 1 (2011)

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3. D.C. United

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DC United is one of the most popular MLS Soccer teams in United States. The Club is based in Washington, DC and is playing MLS since 1996. The club is the most decorated club in Major League soccer, which have won a total 13 international and domestic titles over the years. Under the head coach Bruce Arena, DC United holds the joint MLS record for winning 4 MLS Cups, 3 US Open Championships and 4 MLS Supporters’ Shields. We rank the club at No. 3 in our list of top 10 best MLS soccer teams in the world. So far, they have participated in 19 MLS seasons and played over 594 matches. During this period, they have grabbed 249 wins, while defeated in 236 matches. The players have scored a stunning 918 goals in the major league soccer for their team till date and also engulfed 873 goals into their net. DC United have earned a point of 820 with an average of 1.380 points per MLS match as of the current 2014-15 MLS season.

Achievements:

International:

● CONCACAF Champions League: 1 (1998)

Domestic:

● MLS Cup: 4 (1996, 1997, 1999, 2004)

● MLS Supporters’ Shield: 4 (1997, 1999, 2006, 2007)

● MLS Eastern Conference: 6 (1997, 98, 99, 06, 07, 14)

● Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: 3 (1996, 2008, 2013)

Intercontinental:

● Copa Interamericana: 1 (1998)

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2. Columbus Crew

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Columbus Crew SC is one of the ten franchises of MLS, who have competed in the league since its inception in 1996. Their current home ground is Mapfre Stadium, which is facilitated with 19,968 seats. The Columbus Crew are standing at No. 2 spot in our list of top 10 best MLS Soccer teams in the world. The team have participated in 19 MLS seasons so far. They have played a total 594 matches in MLS, while winning 247 of them. They were defeated in 232 matches and were managed to draw 115 matches till date. The Columbus Crew have scored a total 856 goals in MLS, while a total 817 goals were scored by their opponents. They have managed to earn 830 points in MLS with an average of 1.397 per MLS match.

Achievements:

● MLS Cup: 1 (2008)

● MLS Supporters’ Shield: 3 (2004, 2008, 2009)

● MLS Eastern Conference: 3 (2004, 2008, 2009)

● Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: 1 (2002)

● MLS Fair Play Award: 4 (1997, 1999, 2004, 2007)

● Trillium Cup: 5 (2008, 09, 10, 12, 13)

● Walt Disney Pro Soccer Classic: 2014

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1. Los Angeles Galaxy

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LA Galaxy team celebration—-image via: Wikimedia/Paul Bailey

The Los Angeles Galaxy, also known as LA Galaxy is the no. 1 in our list of top 10 best MLS Soccer teams in the world. Their HQ is located in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, California. From the very beginning of MLS, they have proven to be most decorated and most successful MLS team in the United States soccer history. The LA Galaxy are playing their home matches in StubHub Center, which is facilitated with 27,000 seating capacities. They have played 19 MLS seasons so far to become one of the best MLS teams. The LA Galaxy have participated in 594 matches in MLS, while winning 281 of them. The no. 1 MLS club also tasted the defeat 199 times and were capable of drawing matches 114 times. The LA Galaxy footballers netted the ball 951 times till date and their net was also crashed by the opponents 746 times. The LA Galaxy has achieved a total points of 935 with an amazing average of 1.574. Very recently, the Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has joined the club. The another former English legendary footballer David Beckham was also a key player for LA Galaxy.

Achievements:

Continental:

● CONCACAF Champions League: 1 (2000)

Domestic:

● MLS Cup: 5 (2002, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2014)

●MLS Supporters’ Shield: 4 (1998, 2002, 2010, 2011)

● Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: 2 (2001, 2005)

● MLS Western Conference: Regular season (8): 1996, 98, 99, 01, 02, 09, 10, 11

● Super Clasico: 9

● California Clasico: 12

● Desert Diamond Cup: 1 (2012)

●Central California Cup: 1 (2014)

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Vince McMahon net worth 2016

Vincent McMahon is the single most powerful and influential person in professional wrestling. He is popularly known as “Mr. McMahon”. McMahon is a famous wrestling promoter. He developed a very deep relation with the wrestling industry in United States. It was only McMahon who made wrestling one of the most popular sports in America. He is running wrestling as a profitable business for a long time. McMahon is earning huge amount of money every year. According to Forbes, Vince McMahon net worth 2016 is $1.15 billion. Last year in 2015, Vince McMahon net worth was around $875 million (updated in July, 2015).

Vince McMahon has ruled WWE Inc for many years. He worked hard for years to make WWE the only professional American wrestling competition in United States. In this run,  McMahon bought Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Certainly, he’ll not allow any obstacle in the path of his success and the only solution he makes is “buy them all”.

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Vince McMahon biography:

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Full name: Vincent Kennedy McMahon

Born: 24 August, 1945

Age: 70 years

Company: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc (WWE)

Position: Chairman of the Board, CEO, promoter, announcer.

Nicknames: Mr. McMahon, Vinny Mac, Genetic Jackhammer, The Boss.

Vince McMahon occasionally competes as a professional wrestler in his own industry, WWE. His ring-name is Mr. McMahon, which is based on his real life. McMahon also won two World wrestling championships, one in 1999 and another in 2007. He still continues his on-screen role as the Authority figure of WWE along with rest of his family members. We are about to mention, Vince McMahon net worth in 2016, his struggles, his motivation and over-all about Vincent McMahon.

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Vince McMahon net worth in 2016

Vince McMahon is the chairman and CEO of WWE Inc. He is representing the third generation of McMahon family in the wrestling business in United States. His father, Vincent James McMahon Capitol Wrestling Corporation in 1969. It was the most dominating wrestling corporation in the Northeastern United States. McMahon first met his father at the age of 12. After knowing his father, he drew his attention to the wrestling. Later, he bought Capitol Wrestling Corporation from his father and soon began to expand it. He took some bold steps which fundamentally changed the pattern of wrestling in America. He became a prominent force of his father’s company. He renovated world wrestling to a new level from which World Wrestling Federation was emerged and went public in 1999. He is the main contributor in the advancement of wrestling in America.

Early life of Vince McMahon:

Vince McMahon was born in 24 August, 1945 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. He is the 3rd generation of professional wrestling dynasty. His grandfather, Jess McMahon was a professional boxer and a wrestling promoter. In addition, his father, Vince James McMahon was the founder of Capitol Wrestling Corporation. Vince McMahon was raised by his mother, after his father left him at childhood. He completed his graduation from Carolina University in 1968 and attained a degree in Business administration.

His biological father introduced into the family business of wrestling in 1971 by making him the head of Capitol’s operations in Bangor. Vince McMahon achieved a great success there. Then he moved to all New England based operations, where he again met the point of success. After gaining all these achievements alongside confidence, he decided to buy Capitol Wrestling from his father in 1982. Huge renovations were made then and wrestling ultimately became more popular in United States.

World Wrestling Federation and the McMahons

Vince McMahon is acting as CEO and Chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. McMahon has presented the world many superstars such as the “Rock”, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Undertaker, “Kane” and many more. He is a very powerful man in WWE. The organization is now a global media powerhouse. WWE has a strong ratings on TV. It also developed large gates at live wrestling events. WWE has a decent PPV buy rates around the world. All these are the main income sources for this company. Additionally, WWE also produces a magnitudes of different merchandise, which starting from DVDs to clothing and posters. The WWE is currently trying to change the way that its customers consumes its products. Despite relying on PPV purchases, the company is attempting to offer a great deal of its content trough a monthly subscription service system.

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WWE started their initial public offering of shares on NASDAQ in October, 1999 for the first time. when the company closed the window, the price was nearly double than the initial price. They sold $10 million shares that put a milestone in company’s grand success. Vince McMahon controls almost 98% of WWE share. He selected his wife to be the president and chief executive of WWE, while both of his children, Shane and Stephanie also work for the company. WWE has established its headquarter in Stamford, Connecticut.

Vince McMahon currently owns majority of the shares of WWE’s Class B stock, which are convertible to class A share. He is the true boss of this giant company to the point from earning money to investing them. He holds total 81.8% of company’s voting power. Vince McMahon net worth has been diversified outside WWE,Inc. According to senate financial disclosure of Linda McMahon, his wife, the McMahons own everything from Apple’s share. The family targets to invest municipal bonds in private hedge funds. A huge portion of the family income is coming from the shares of WWE. In 2011, Vince McMahon earned around $29.9 million from the WWE dividend.

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The family also owns a mega-mansion in Greenwich which is valued over $40 million. They also have a $20 million vacation home in Connecticut and a $12 million Penthouse in Manhattan. Vince McMahon enjoys his holydays on a 47-foot yacht named “Sexy Bitch”.

Vince McMahon’s wife, Linda McMahon unsuccessfully ran two campaigns for Connecticut Senate seat. The attempts cost the McMahon family over $100 million. The cost is ultimately nothing for this rich family. Vince McMahon net worth has at least $200 million outside the stake in WWE. The shares of WWE hit its all-time high which is over $30 in 2014. The company saw a huge profit that period. The expected money was received of company’s expired TV deals and the WWE network endorsements.

Vince McMahon earns $1.1 million as a salary from WWE. He is no longer the CEO of WWE as he handed it over his real life son in law Paul Michael Levesque, better known as “Triple H”. Vince McMahon is one of the richest persons in United States. He is the most financially strongest person not only in United States but also in the world. McMahon family is one of the richest. He contributes a lot in United States stoke market and other business around the world.

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Top 10 Hottest WWE Divas in 2016

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc) is an entertainment company in United states. The company primarily deals with professional wrestling. The company generates a huge revenue every year from wrestling as well as films, music and direct product sales. It is one of the best world wrestling promotions in the world. WWE has produced many famous wrestlers over the years, including male and female. The WWE girls have always provided a welcome diversion of the taste of wrestling. The seductive hottest divas in WWE alter the traditional scene of men constantly throwing each other around the ring. In this article, we bring you the list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016.

Top 10 Hottest WWE Divas in 2016

All in this WWE divas list are gorgeous in their own ways. The women in the ring have always been a most desirable picture of beauty. In the list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016, I might have miss one or two. Please, feel free to comment about the list. Your valuable opinions are always welcome.

10. Natalya

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Natalya in WWE—-image credit: Wikimedia/ Miguel Discart

Natalie Katherine is a Canadian-American professional female wrestler. Currently, she is in WWE acting under the nickname “Natalya”. She is the 3rd generation of famous Hart wrestling family. She was trained under her uncles Ross and Bruce Hart. She has a gorgeous beauty, which is well enough to impress the public even out of the ring. She is a super-girl in wrestlemania. Her perfect body fitness combines with agility to give her a mesmerizing look. Natalya achieved WWE Divas championship in 2010.

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9. Layla

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Her full name is Layla Young and she is an English professional wrestler. In ECW, she formed a dance troup with Brooke Adams and Kelly Kelly. In 2008, she was drafted to RAW , where she won WWE Women Championship for the first time in 2010. Layla also won WWE Divas Championship in 2012, after coming back from injury. She has amazing curves and moves. Her intense beauty was focused on the cover of first issue of Liquid magazine. Her alluring and graceful gesture placed her at no. 9 in our list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016.

8. AJ Lee

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AJ Lee———image credit: www.youtube.com/Andrew AttitudeERAFAN

The former WWE Divas Champion has got an elegant personality. She is a record three-time WWE Divas Champion and also won the Diva of the year award twice. After signing contract with WWE in 2009, AJ Lee was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). She won the hearts of WWE fans with her prettiness. Soon, she became one of the hottest Divas in WWE. She was greatly inspired by the female WWE wrestlers in her childhood. However, she also took part in WWE NXT, which is a very popular wrestling program. She finished 3rd in that competition.

7. Lana

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Lana featuring Alexander Rusev——-image credit: Wikimedia/Miguel Discart

Lana is the professional wrestling manager of WWE superstar Alexander Rusev. The pair also appeared in WWE NXT program, where Lana became Rusev’s social ambassador using a Russian accent. She has got a striking beauty and gorgeous look, which made her one of the hottest WWE divas in the wrestlemania. Lana was engaged to Rusev last year. The pair is compared to Ivan and Ludmilla Drago, the characters featured in Rocky IV in 1985.

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6. Renee Young

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Renee Young—–image credit: Wikimedia/Miguel Discart

Renee Young is a Canadian sports broadcaster and professional female wrestler. She began working for the Score television network in 2009. She later signed with WWE in professional wrestling promotion and became one of the beautiful WWE girls. Young’s majestic and sometimes comedic personality shines through her career. She built her reputation by interviewing high profile talents such as The Rolling Stones, Randy Orton and Big Show.

5. Paige

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Paige in the ring———image credit: Wikimedia/Anton

Two-time WWE Divas Champion, Paige stands at no. 5 in the list of top 10 hottest WWE divas in 2016. She is the youngest Divas champion at the age of 21 in the history of WWE. Paige became the only Diva in WWE holding both the NXT women championship and WWE Divas championship. She stunned the world at her debut match by defeating AJ Lee, which made her one of the prominent wrestlers. She charmed the world with her endless glamour and appeal. Paige is a professional stunner in the ring of WWE.

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4. Rosa Mendes

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Rosa Mendes—-image credit: Wikimedia/Gregory Davis

She is a Canadian professional wrestler and former ring announcer and model girl. She is very courageous lady and better known for some bolt acts. Initially, she grabbed the spotlight after engaging in a problem with the security guards at WWE. Later, she was offered to do an internship in WWE and now she is one of the top 10 hottest WWE Divas in the list. Rosa managed former Tag Team champions Epico and Primo. She won Slammy award, Queen of FCW and Ohio Valley Wrestling women’s championship.

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3. Brie Bella

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Brie Bella is the one-half of dazzling Bella Twins in Wrestlemania. She was debuted on SmackDown in 2008. The twins defeated their first competitor, Victoria by “Twin Magic”, a special move in which Brie and her identical sister, Nikki secretly switched places during matches. This devious hoax helped Brie to defeat Eve and win her first WWE Divas championship. Both the twins are symbol of eye-catching gorgeousness. Brie had recently got married to former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan. They got the couple of the year award in 2013 and 2014.

 2. Eva Marie

Eva Marie, sexiest divas in WWE
Eva Marie——–image credit: Wikimedia/Miguel Discart

Natalie Marie Coyle aka Eva Marie is the flame-haired hottest wrestling Diva. She earned her a name “The red queen of WWE”. She is a bombshell with blazing beauty. She has performed in many matches including Monday night RAW and Friday night Smackdown. Eva got the spotlight, when she along with the cast of “Total Divas” on RAW and Slapped Jerry Lawler, demanding a name for herself. She has formed an alliance with Nia Jax in NXT women division. The pair is widely regarded as “Power Alliance” in WWE. Eva Marie has a huge potential to be a famous diva in WWE.

1. Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella, hot divas, wwe divas
Nikki Bella with championship title ———–image credit: Wikimedia/Miguel Discart

Nikki Bella is the other half of eminent Bella Twins. Nikki originally cherished a dream to be a soccer player until a leg injury ended her career. She followed her twin sister Brie’s lead to enter WWE. The Twins are now very popular figures in the ring. Both of them are goddess of beauty. Nikki won WWE Divas championship two times and created a record for the longest title reign of 301 days. In 2015, she was awarded the Diva of the year. Nikki has been dating John Cena since 2012. She is the no. 1 in our list of top 10 hottest WWE Divas in 2016. She also ranked at no. 1 in Pro-wrestling Illustrated’s female 50.