To put it bluntly there has been no better British athlete in the history of the sport than Mo Farah. The man who took on the dominance of the Ethiopians in long distance running and came out on top. With the end of his track career in sight we chatted to the legend.

A silver medal at the World Championships is always something to celebrate, and yet when it came to the man who invented the Mo-bot, it somehow felt like a disappointment to many watching. But that just shows how good he is!

In the Olympic stadium in London five years ago Farah was part of Super Saturday and then went on to win the double when he won 5km gold to go with his 10km gold from that famous night. Four years later in Rio he repeated the trick.

Farah famously joined Greg Rutherford and Jessica Ennis-Hill winning gold medals on Super Saturday. Image: PA

The 32 year old is now at the end of his track career, he has three races left. Not one to leave his public wanting more the six time World champion will take to the track one more time in Britain, racing the 3 km at Birmingham in the Diamond League on Sunday.

We caught up with him just before Birmingham to find out exactly why he was called 'Crazy Mo' in his younger days and which player was his favourite from his beloved Gunners:

Ryan Sidle

Ryan is a writer for SPORTbible. He covers all sport from football, formula one, cricket, rugby, tennis, athletics, mma and wrestling. He obviously hates YOUR football team and has no interest in synchronised swimming.

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