Thomas Müller, born on 13th September 1989, is a professional footballer from Germany who plays for the Germany national team and Bayern Munich (club) as a midfielder or forward or sometimes as a winger.
A glimpse at some of his career achievements:-
He was a part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup winning team and 2010 bronze-medal winning team.
Won the “Man of the Match” award in the matches of FIFA World Cup 2010 and 2014
Bagged the title of “Best Young Player” in 2010 at the FIFA World Cup
Born on 13th September 1967, Michael Johnson is a former professional American sprinter and word record holder in 400m and 200m events.Through his stiff upright position and high knee lift technique, he has won many of the national as well as international races.
A brief account of his major encompassments is given here:-
Michael Johnson is the only athlete who has won 200 m and 400 m races in the same Olympic Event which were held in 1996.
Tied with Carl Lewis, he is the second to Usain Bolt in winning most career gold medals (12) in track and field events at the Olympics as well as WorldChampionships.
In 1996, he received the James E .Sullivan Award.The same year, he earned two Olympic gold medals each in 200m and 400m events.
In the year 2000, Johnson again bagged an Olympic gold medal in 400m event.
He was twice honored as the "IAAF Athlete of the Year" in 1996 and 1999.
Johnson also received the honorary Jesse Owens Award three times (1994,1995, and 1996).
Viren Wilfred Rasquinha was born on 13th September 1980. He is a former captain of the Indian National Men’s Hockey team and the youngest player to have ever played in India’s International League. He joined the Olympic Gold Quest in 2009 and is the CEO at present.
Gave his crucial contribution to the Indian hockey team in winning 2001 Hockey Junior World Cup, held in Australia
Bagged a silver medal along with the team at the 2002 Asian Games, held in Busan
Played a vital role in the team in securing gold medal for India at the 2003 Asia Cup, held in Kuala Lumpur
Also proved conducive in India’s gold medal win at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, held in Hyderabad
Received the "Shiv Chhatrapati Award” by the Government of India in 2004
Bestowed with the "Arjuna Award" by the Government of India in 2005
Won the "Best Sportsman of the Year" award in 2005
Born on 13th September 1969, Shane Warne is a former Australian cricketer. He is regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of cricket. With his exceptional bowling skills, Shane has given his vital contribution to the Australian cricket team to blow many competitions away.
Here are some of his greatest achievements:-
Shane Warne holds the record of taking mostwickets(96) in Test matches in a calendar year.
Shane also holds a record for scoring most runs in Testcricketwithoutscoring a century and is the first bowler to take 600wickets in cricket history.
In 2007, a Test series between Australia and Shri Lanka was named as Warne-MuralitharanTrophy in the honor of both the cricketers.
He is the only spin bowler who has been selected as “Wisden Cricketers of the Century” in 2000.
Warne has taken 708internationalTestwickets and is second to Shri Lankan cricketer Muralitharan.