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Mego released a number of sports stars figures, including Muhammad Ali (boxing), Joe Namath (football), Franz Beckenbaur (soccer), and Steve Goalgetter (soccer).
Ali
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Mego released a 10" Muhammad Ali figure in the U.S. and U.K., along with boxing opponent Ken Norton and a Boxing Ring playset.
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Pictured Above: Original Muhammad Ali 10" Action Figure

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Pictured Above: Original Ken Norton 10" Action Figure

Each figure came with a yellow "activator" that fit into a slot in the back of the waist to make the figure punch by pushing the plunger.
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Pictured Above: Original Yellow Activator

Mego foreign distributor Denys Fisher sold Muhammad Ali in a white solid cardboard box in the U.K. It came with a stand-up punching ball, which was exclusive to the U.K. release.

Pictured Above: Original Denys Fisher U.K. Muhammad Ali Box

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Pictured Above: Original Denys Fisher U.K. Muhammad Ali Figure Attached to Insert, Punching Ball, and Instructions

Pictured Above: Original Boxing Ring Playset Instructions

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Namath
Mego released a 12" figure of "Broadway" Joe Namath, the famous 1970s New York Jets Quarterback.
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Goalgetter
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Mego foreign distributor Wiggins Teape released a 10" generic soccer (European football) figure named Steve Goalgetter in the U.K.
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Pictured Above: Original Steve Goalgetter 10" Figure and Soccer Ball

Similar to Muhammad Ali, each Steve Goalgetter figure came with a black "activator" that fit into a slot in the back of the waist to make the figure kick by pushing the plunger.
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Pictured Above: Original Soccer Ball and Black Activator

Pictured Above: Original Boxed Steve Goalgetter

A Goal Game playset was also released. It included a Steve Goalgetter figure, soccer balls, felt soccer field, plastic goal, and cardboard defenders and goalie. Complete boxed examples are very hard to come by.

Pictured Above: Original Boxed Steve Goalgetter Goal Game (Front)

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Pictured Above: Original Boxed Steve Goalgetter Goal Game (Back)

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Beckenbauer
Mego released a 10" Franz Beckenbauer figure in Germany. It came with an Adidas track suit and the same soccer ball and black activator that came with Steve Goalgetter.
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Pictured Above: Original Franz Beckenbauer 10" Figure and Soccer Ball

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