Who is Sidney Crosby?

Sidney Crosby is a Canadian hockey player. He plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Canadian National Ice Hockey team.

Drafted first overall in 2004, he was to have a fine career ahead of him.

Many experts and fans consider him to be among the top players in the NHL. In his early twenties, he set numerous records and has become the face of the NHL.

He has won the Hart Trophy, the Art Ross, the Rocket Richard Trophy, the Pearson awards, and the Mark Messier leadership award to make him one of the most decorated active players.

As a teammate, he has lead his NHL team to Stanley cup victory and his nation to a Gold medal game victory in which he score the overtime winner.

His huge amount of success has lead many fans to sometimes dislike him. He is also sometimes criticized of being unsportsmanlike. A recent example was his argument "excessive celebration from the crowd" to the referee after the captain of his rivals, Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, score a hattrick.

Althought Crosby is a no doubt a great player, your interpretation of him can be taken anyway as that is how sport works.