How Marquez is usurping Rossi's 'GOAT' status

How Marquez is usurping Rossi's 'GOAT' status

Is Marc Marquez now the greatest motorcycle racer of all time? The evidence is starting to suggest he is - and that there's no one on the horizon who may challenge him either

Marc Marquez is the greatest grand prix motorcycle racer of all time. Twelve months ago, such a statement might have seemed a touch premature, when Marquez clung on for a fourth MotoGP title in a final-round showdown with Andrea Dovizioso at Valencia.

And now? The jury is still out, but to describe Marquez as the proverbial 'G.O.A.T.' after he wrapped up his fifth premier class crown with three races to go seems a lot more plausible, especially because this year has arguably been the most impressive of his title wins.

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