Sportsperson saying goodbye to the world in 2022! Three veterans from Australia.

What was nothing for sports fans in the year 2022? Commonwealth Games 2022, FIFA World Cup, and Cricket World Cup 2022 for Indian Cricket Fans. All these sports events have given sports lovers many opportunities to celebrate. But still, this year, many legends of the sports world got away from us. Not only from the world of cricket but also football, the veteran said goodbye to the world.

Let us tell you about those veterans of 2022 who left the world forever.


Even if many sports lovers in India need help to understand the nuances of football, Pele is a name that even those who do not understand football have heard. The great Brazilian footballer Pele said goodbye to the world just before the end of the year. Pele died at the age of 82. He had been suffering from kidney disease for some time. After the death, the hospital said that Pele was killed due to increasing infection of colon cancer. Pele became a football star at the age of just 17. He holds the world record for scoring 1,281 goals during a 21-year-long football career. Pele took part in 1363 matches. He scored 77 goals for Brazil.

Along with this, he was the only football player who won the World Cup three times. Pele was part of the Brazil team that won the World Cup in 1958, 1962, and 1970. In 2000, he was also voted FIFA’s ‘Player of the Century.’

Rodney Marsh:

Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh passed away on March 04, 2022. If the name of the most respected wicketkeepers of world cricket is taken, Rod will be mentioned. Rod took 355 hunts in his 14-year-long international career that lasted till 1984. Rod was an exceptional cricketer not only for Australia but also for Western Australia. Marsh’s name was also taken very well because his pairing with legendary cricketer Dennis Lillee was terrific. We all saw ‘caught Marsh bowled Lillee’ a total of 95 times in Test cricket. Rod also did wonders for the team with the bat and scored three centuries. Marsh had such a fantastic career as a cricketer. His career as the head of the Australian Cricket Academy was even more impressive, where he gave players like Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath, and Brett Lee.

Shane Warne:

On March 04, Australia’s famous cricketer Shane Warne died in Thailand. He was 52 years old. Shane Warne went to Thailand for a holiday. The news of his death came to light on the evening of March 04. Shane Warne was staying in a villa when he had a heart attack in his room. Shane Warne was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, but he died. Shane Warne has been one of the greatest spinners in world cricket. However, Shane Warne is only among those two great bowlers of world cricket. Who has taken more than 1000 wickets? Warne has a total of 1001 wickets in international cricket. Apart from this, he is also number two among the highest wicket-takers in Test cricket. Warne has a capacity of 708 doors. Here too, he is at number two after Murli.

Shane Warne has also won two World Cups for Australia. He was a part of the team in the 1996 and 1999 World Cups. Under his captaincy, Rajasthan Royals became the first champion in IPL history.

Andrew Symonds:

Andrew Symonds, one of the greatest all-rounders of world cricket, also died in 2022. Symonds was killed in a car accident in Townsville. Andrew played 26 Tests, 198 ODIs, and 12 T-20s for Australia. He played an essential role in Australia’s World Cup victory in 2003 and 2007. Andrew scored 1462 runs in Tests, 5088 in ODIs, and 337 in T20 for Australia. While talking about wickets, he took 133 ODI and 24 Test wickets for Australia. Andrew Symonds has been one of the best Australian cricket players. But he had a deep connection with controversies in his career.

He was a great player in the year 2022. However, sports lovers were deeply shocked by whose departure.

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