Uwe Seeler (West Germany, 1954–1970, 72 caps, 43 goals) was one of Germany's best football player, but he was never world champion. In the final of the 1966 FIFA World Cup against England he gave everything and lost.
James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.
Rudi Voeller, soccer player, coach German National team