Some people are just born talented.

Though hard to accept, it's a notion that's proven correct when you analyse some of the greatest sports stars to have ever lived. What's the common thread? They were all fantastic from an early age.

It's true that more often than not those who reach the pinnacle of their respective field will have had to have put in a great deal of effort and time into honing their skill, but certain individuals are living proof that there can be a plateau of talent reserved from those who ticked the right boxes in the gene pool.

We've decided to dedicate a list to those athletes who were born perfectly suited to excelling in their respective sports. It's a safe bet you'll be familiar with a few...

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Topics:
#Lionel Messi
#Football