Originally Posted by pzabby
iif we were talking about which sport has the greatest athletes in general, i'd have to say soccer. the amount they run per game, all the while sprinting might i add, and the body to body tackling that goes on (that most non-soccerfans dont know about) all leads to one heck of an athletic oriented game, especially considering the game is quickly becoming more speed, agility and ball control game rather than on pitch technique. i.e, messi thrives in todays game but wouldnt forty years ago.
that's why i mentioned rugby. it has all of the things you mentioned in soccer, plus full contact, scrums, rucks, mauls, lineouts, etc.