A lot. Michael Jordan is a very famous player who is retired. Another few are shaquille o'neal, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, etc
there was Magic Johnson
Francisco Churruca is considered to be the best Jai-Alai player in all of the world. He is referred to as the Michael Jordan of the sport.
Xavier McDaniel is a retired professional basketball player.
Collegiate Athletes cannot receive any pay as regulated by the NCAA. However, most collegiate athletes especially in basketball and football receive some form of scholarship.
There are so many world famous athletes in soccer. Players like MESSI, CRISTIANO RONALDO, ROONEY, GARETH BALE, DAVID BECKHAM are hugely famous.
Australia has many famous athletes. There are too many athletes to list who have broken records in Olympic and Commonwealth Games events, or made significant names for themselves.Just a few of these athletes include:Dawn FraserIan ThorpeCathy FreemanKieran PerkinsRaelene BoyleHerb Elliott