Athletes Everyone Should Root For

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Athletes Everyone Should Root For
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Sometimes in the sports world, we stumble across athletes who everyone just has to root for.

The reasons for this phenomenon are tough to decipher. It's almost this cosmic aura that pulls us toward them without a complete explanation.

Looking at the names on the list, we can draw a few conclusions. First off, these players are all amazing at what they do. Watching them at their very best is like nothing else we've seen.

Second, they win. In sports, we love winners. Anyone who can carry a team, win a championship or compete at a high level demands respect.

Finally, they work their tails off. Without hard work, these athletes wouldn't be where they are today. Through tough injuries and all the high points, the work they put in is admirable.

Let's now take an extensive look at 15 athletes everyone should root for.

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