The Top 5 Hockey Players In The World All Time
Updated: Mar 10
1. Major Dhyan Chand : was Born: 29 August 1905, Prayagraj an Indian field hockey player widely regarded as the greatest field hockey player in history and one of the greatest players of all time according to Britannica Encyclopaedia. Died: 3 December 1979, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences New Delhi, New Delhi . India beat hosts the Netherlands 3-0 in the 1928 final, the United States were thrashed by a scarcely-believable margin of 24-1 in the 1932 gold medal match, while Germany went down 8-1 in the 1936 decider.
2. Sohail Abbas : Born: 9 June 1975 (age 46 years), Karachi, Pakistan is a former professional field hockey player from Pakistan who played as a Full-back. Regarded as one of the greatest player of all time he is the highest goal scorer in international field hockey with 348 international goals.
3. Richard Ian Charlesworth Born : 6 February 1952 (age 70 years), Subiaco, Australia AO is an Australian sports coach and former politician. He played first-class cricket for Western Australia and international field hockey for the Kookaburras, winning a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
4. Hassan Sardar : Born: 22 October 1957 (age 64 years), Karachi, Pakistan is a former field hockey player and team captain from Pakistan, who won the gold medal with the Men's National Hockey Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. A Karachi native, Sardar studied in Habib Public High School and graduated from Aitchison College Lahore.
5. Shahbaz Ahmad : Born: 1 September 1968 (age 53 years), Faisalabad, Pakistan is a former field hockey player from Pakistan who is also known by his nickname as "Shahbaz Ahmed Senior". He was born in to Arain family.
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