All the Winners from the 2007 Laureus Awards along with the achievements that earnt them glory.
The year 2009 proved to be a historic one for Roger Federer as he passed many tennis milestones. His victory over Robin Soderling at the French Open made him one of only six men to have completed a career Grand Slam of Australian, French, Wimbledon and US Open titles.
At the age of 39, Kelly Slater won a record 11th World Surfing Championship. His heat win at the Rip Curl Pro Search over talented young Brazilians Gabriel Medina, 17, and Miguel Pupo, 19, gave him the points he needed to take the title.
Pelé, Maradona, Cruyff, Charlton and Beckenbauer are the undisputed greats of World Cup football, but only one of them has won the trophy as a player, led his national team to success as a coach, and now organised a highly successful World Cup finals in his own country - Franz Beckenbauer.