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Max Woosnam

Max Woosnam
Personal information
Full nameMaxwell Woosnam
Date of birth6 September 1892
Place of birthLiverpool, England
Date of death14 July 1965(age 72)
Place of deathLondon, England
Playing positionCentre half

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Maxwell "Max" Woosnam (6 September 1892 14 July 1965) was an English sportsman is sometimes referred to as the 'Greatest British sportsman' in recognition of his achievements .

Amongst his achievements was winning an Olympic gold and silver at the 1920 Summer Olympics, winning the doubles at Wimbledon, compiling a 147 break in Snooker, making a century at Lord's Cricket Ground, captaining the British Davis Cup team, captaining Manchester City F.C. finishing ultimately runners-up for the Football League Championship in 1920-21 and captaining the England national football team.

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