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World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy with his duaghter Sofia and wife Vikki after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy with his duaghter Sofia and wife Vikki after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England poses with the trophy after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England celebrates after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England celebrates after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Seventeen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Mark Selby of England celebrates after beating John Higgins of Scotland in the final of the World Snooker Championship on day seventeen at Crucible Theatre on May 1, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Day Sixteen

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Nicko McBrain, drummer for Iron Maiden poses by the table as he watches the final of the World Snooker Championship between John Higgins of Scotland and Mark Selby of England on day sixteen at Crucible Theatre on April 30, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images,)

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ding Junhui of China pictured during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ding Junhui of China pictured during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Reigning World Snooker Champion Mark Selby of England talks to media during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn talks to press during during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Reigning World Snooker Champion Mark Selby of England talks to media during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Reigning World Snooker Champion Mark Selby of England talks to media during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn talks to press during during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: The Top sixteen ranked players talk to the media during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Mark Selby of England the reigning World Champion pictured during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: (L to R) Marco Fu of Hong Kong, Ding Junhui of China, Ronnie O'Sullivan of England, Shaun Murphy of England, Kyren Wilson of England, Allister Carter of England Judd Trump of England, Mark Selby of England, Neil Robertson of Australia, Stuart Bingham of England, Ryan Day of Wales, Barry Hawkins of England, John Higgins of Scotland, Mark Allen of Northern Ireland, Anthony McGill of Scotland and Liang Wenbo of China pictured during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

World Snooker Championship - Media Day

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: Ronnie O'Sullivan of England looks on during a media day ahead of the World Snooker Championships at Crucible Theatre on April 14, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images )

45 Judd (Donald) Trump

The 45th President Donald Trump defied all the polls. English snooker star Judd Trump – AKA the Juddernaut – has bagged 412 century breaks and has twice reached the World Championship semi-finals

 

12 Dennis (Zachary) Taylor

Twelfth President Zachary Taylor died in office after 16 months of what could have been cholera. Dennis Taylor played the greatest snooker match ever against Steve Davis in 1985 to win the world title 18-17 on the very last black.

Fred Davis

Fred Davis and his brother Joe dominated snooker for decades, Fred winning the world title eight times. He finally retired in 1993 aged 78 after suffering a 5-1 defeat to Ronnie O'Sullivan who was 62 years his junior. He is pictured here with Alex Higgins (right)

Joe Johnson celebrates

Joe Johnson celebrates his 1986 World Snooker crown - with his wife

Ding Junhui

Ding Junhui failed to realise he was on for a rare Crucible maximum break. 

Mark Selby

Mark Selby studies a scoreboard at the Crucible.

Ronnie O'Sullivan and Stephen Hendry

Who is the greatest snooker player of all-time? Stephen Hendry or Ronnie O'Sullivan. 

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