BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS: Photos Of Your favourite Athletes Before You Knew Who They Were

young athletes

Most of us know our favourite star athletes as strong, and attractive.

But there was a time, when these athletes were scrawny little kids with missing teeth and frosted hair.

Click through some young athlete photos, and test your knowledge. How well do you know your favourite professional athletes?

This future basketball star kept a straight face in his high school photo

KOBE BRYANT

This future basketball star still had his baby teeth here

SHAQUILLE O'NEAL

This little blonde would become one of the biggest tennis stars

ANNA KOURNIKOVA

This future Olympic gold medalist had a frosted hairdo

MICHAEL PHELPS

This future race car driver has always had long locks

DANICA PATRICK

This dapper young fellow would soon be a star quarterback and dating a supermodel

TOM BRADY

This young boy would soon become soccer's biggest star

DAVID BECKHAM

Ths little girl with dad would become one of the best soccer goalies in the world

HOPE SOLO

This little boy would become the household name of basketball

MICHAEL JORDAN

These sisters would become tennis sensations

VENUS AND SERENA WILLIAMS

This young baseball player would break records in MLB

DEREK JETER

This tennis star had tennis in her life early

MARIA SHARAPOVA

This young boy would become one of the world's greatest golfers

TIGER WOODS

This young tennis star would soon be in the public eye

CAROLINE WOZNIACKI

This little boy would shoot to the top in the basketball world

LEBRON JAMES

Now see how Hope Solo went from little girl with dad to superstar soccer goalie

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