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Turkey GREEK_TURKISH_COMMONWEALTH 
current athletes are much much and much better than old ones im laughing people crowning pele bill russell or some other old guys as goats nearly every olympic records broken in last decade every incoming athletes are better than old ones imo this or incoming gen athletes are much better than old gen messi and cr7>>>>>>>>>>>maradona and pele
2021-07-29 14:09
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Watch maradona play in the mud for example messi and cr7 could never do that, Pele is a fraud tho
2021-07-29 14:11
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tru but maradona is not better than messi though, maybe ronaldo in terms of ability but it's hard to say.
2021-07-29 14:46
messi and cr7>>>>>>>>>>>maradona and pele
2021-07-29 14:11
yes but no There are some world records that haven't been broken in like 50 years
2021-07-29 14:11
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I only know of the long jump WR by bob beamon 1968 but other than that I dont know any that stands since 30 years E: Oh I even saw that he only holds the Olympic record since 1968, world record is from 1991
2021-07-29 14:29
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There are quite a few from the 80s and 90s that haven't been broken yet. High jump, discus throw and hammer throw for example. edit: i also didnt know that
2021-07-29 14:32
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Czech Republic JakamanCZ
becaused the doping (particularly by the Eastern Bloc) was out of control. We don´t know the current landscape, but it can´t be worse than it was back than ... one of the main reasons these records still stand.
2021-07-31 02:05
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Italy NotNew
Florence Griffith Joyner has two records that will never be broken because she was doped out of her mind
2021-07-31 02:15
easy +1 there but you gotta see they have hugely improved training methods nutritionists and everything if there was a leveld playing field then we could actually compare them but some athletes are so good they are ahead of their time then we get to the goat conversation
2021-07-29 14:13
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+1 in like 50 years it will be completely different aswell as we advance in knowing more about human bodies and how they function, makes sense :)
2021-07-29 14:39
+1 their habits were pretty bad q lot of the time
2021-07-29 14:41
+1
2021-07-31 02:04
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United States Zake_
+1 they had a certain level of knowledge about strength and athleticism, but we built upon that level of knowledge making it higher so we obviously have stronger athletes, and our children will be stronger than us.
2021-07-31 02:43
U have to take into account that rules have changed, technology has changed and other stuff has changed. Have u seen cleats and shoes from 50 years ago and have u seen golf clubs from 40 years ago. Also, the way that people train has changed and evolved due to science. U can’t really compare em like that so
2021-07-29 14:18
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+1 it needs to be put in perspective, everything is more advanced nowadays.
2021-07-31 02:22
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Netherlands Lacerta
Djokovic >>>>>>> Connors,Lendl,Sampras,McEnroe
2021-07-29 14:20
Ok im gonna tell them
2021-07-29 14:20
Technology develops, regulations develop, hell, even our own bodies develop with evolution. Back then gymnastics used to be "do a backflip and you just got yourself a gold medal". Now triple backflip with perfect landing is just "meh".
2021-07-29 14:21
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running under 10 sec is normal these days but first it is done in 1968
2021-07-29 14:29
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and? do you know what world class olympic sprinters have for training? the analyze your entire sprint with a computer and full body scans and tell you exactly where you lose time, in which segment you have to improve and how to. you also have way better shoes, you have way better developement programs in school etc. all of this accounts to better athletes.
2021-07-31 02:24
Better and improved techniques, daily trainings since young age, better facilities and equipment. Would be hard to believe it happening the other way around.
2021-07-29 14:22
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nostalgia guys saying old athletes are better but it is false look at nba for example they are raining three's from logo no one can do it in past times
2021-07-29 14:27
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Portugal RMOC
tbh that wasn't the meta back then in basketball
2021-07-31 02:19
wrong. deluded zoomer. Wilt once said, “Just remember Michael, when you played, they changed the rules to make it easier for you to dominate. When I played, they changed the rules to make it harder for me." Wilt will destroy modern NBA players 100%
2021-07-29 14:32
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i want to see wilt defend embiid in 3pt line
2021-07-29 14:33
Same as everywhere, people shitting on NEO gor being the best player of 2011 bc "pros played like nowadays goldnovas"
2021-07-29 14:36
why did you say the same thing 3 times? "current athletes are much much and much better than old ones" "every incoming athletes are better than old ones" "imo this or incoming gen athletes are much better than old gen" your brain obv not better than old ones, you already got dementia
2021-07-29 14:44
You're joking right? Federer and Nadal starting beating the world number ones in their teens, Djokvic in his early 20's and today the guys in their prime still struggle to beat them, its the same in football and other sports. I think it's because of technology and all the shit in the foods these days.
2021-07-31 02:01
no technology, only skill > technology + skill
2021-07-31 02:18
Nt Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher the only GOATs for eternity
2021-07-31 02:22
training everyday for 1 single event >>>>>> amateur back then when the sports was early invented. i will not suprised if somehow archery or shooting everyone will have bulleyes aim in the next few years only mistakes will prevent u from getting 1st place.
2021-07-31 02:40
Goes without saying really That’s how things work
2021-07-31 02:44
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France evelynski
There are also doping methods.
2021-07-31 02:45
Only in football?
2021-07-31 02:59
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