Hockey Players

Hockey players are the individuals who play any of the sports belonging to the hockey family. Hockey is a game in which two teams of 11 players each try to hit a ball into their opponents’ goal using long sticks with a curved end. The history of games similar to hockey can be traced back to many centuries ago. Evidence of games played with curved sticks can be found in the histories of ancient Greece, Ireland and Egypt. The most popular form of hockey is field hockey which became very widespread by the 21st century and is played across the globe. Hockey is especially prominent in Asia, Europe and South America. Another popular form of hockey is ice hockey which is primarily played in countries like the U.S. and Canada. Various hockey events are held in major competitions all over the world including the Olympic Games, Commonwealth games, Hockey World Cup, Champions Trophy, etc. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is the body that governs world hockey. Since playing hockey involves a lot of running around, developing leg strength is very important for hockey players who have to undergo strenuous exercises to attain the same. Read on to know about famous hockey players.

 1 Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand
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Birthdate: August 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
Died: December 3, 1979

 2 Sam Quek

Sam Quek
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Famous As: Hockey player
Birthdate: October 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 3 Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh
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Famous As: Indian Field Hckey Player
Birthdate: February 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Indian

 4 Bob Gainey

Bob Gainey
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian

 5 Gemma Flynn

Gemma Flynn
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: New Zealander

 6 Sardara Singh

Sardara Singh
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian
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 7 Sid Abel

Sid Abel
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Famous As: Hockey Player
Birthdate: February 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian
Died: February 8, 2000
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 8 Ric Charlesworth

Ric Charlesworth
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Famous As: Sports Consultant, Field Hockey Player
Birthdate: February 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Australian
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 9 Jamie Dwyer

Jamie Dwyer
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Famous As: Field Hockey Player
Birthdate: March 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Australian

 10 Cherry Seaborn

Cherry Seaborn
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Famous As: Ed Sheeran’s Fiancée, Field Hockey Player
Birthdate: May 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
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 11 Constance Applebee

Constance Applebee
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: February 24, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: January 26, 1981

 12 Marjorie Pollard

Marjorie Pollard
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 3, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: March 21, 1982
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