Nelson Mandela’s Famous 2000 Sports Quote

“Sports have the power to change the world.”

So said 1993 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former South African President Nelson Mandela. The beloved Mandela uttered these timeless words in a speech in Monaco in 2000 that many have lauded as the most poignant sports quote ever.

Today, we celebrate Nelson Mandela Day in honor of this great world leader. Though he passed away in 2013, may his legacy live on, especially his powerful sports quote.

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World Cup 2010: FIFA’s Trans Atlantic Tussle

Never before has the Atlantic Ocean been considered chic conversation. Typical chatter concerning the 4,000 mile expanse of chilly water separating the United States’ eastern shores from the rainy, cloudy British Isles generally generates genial jesting between long time friends … Continue reading