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Sachin deserved Bharat Ratna, but what about other legendary sportspersons?

New Delhi: In a country where emotions rule over logics, if today one dares to questions the greatness of legend cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who will be conferred with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian  award, in

India TV Sports Desk India TV Sports Desk Updated on: November 19, 2013 17:45 IST

Major Dhyan Chand: Greatest hockey player ever
 
He featured in three Olympics, winning three Golds. He scored 8 goals against USA in the final that went down to India 24-1. Such was the humiliation that USA  stopped playing hockey for decades. Bettering that by beating Germany 8-1 in the final scoring 3 goals in front of the mighty Adolf Hitler himself.
 


Such a frequent goal scorer he was that people thought he was a cheat using wrong means to score goals. Even his Hockey stick was broken and was given an umbrella stick but the result was same….goals and more goals. He is undisputedly the all time great hockey player yet he had to content himself with just a Padma Bhushan.

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