ESPN’s ‘Head in the Game’ podcast called for fans to cast their votes based on athlete’s on-field performances
Luis Suarez has been voted as ‘The Greatest Sporting Villain of All Time’ by fans for his on-field antics.
ESPN’s ‘Head in the Game’ podcast called for fans to cast their votes based on athlete’s performances in their chosen field.
The Barcelona striker has courted controversy throughout his career and is widely remembered for his incredible ability as much as his shameful acts.
Be it his handball against Ghana at the 2010 World Cup, his racist abuse of Patrice Evra or the various acts of biting opponents, Suarez is never far from the headlines.
Even Liverpool fans who once adored the Uruguay striker turned on him after his shameless performance against them in the Champions League semi-final.
But to see him top this list is somewhat surprising, given the infamous names alongside him.
Scroll down to see the entire top 10, in ascending order, of the ‘Greatest Sporting Villains Ever’
10. Roy Keane
9. Diego Maradona
8. David Warner
7. Sergio Ramos
6. Floyd Mayweather
5. Diego Costa
4. Jose Mourinho
3. Mike Tyson
2. Joey Barton
1. Luis Suarez