This celebrity goo was created by player Tony Peters.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Tony, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Sports

clue: This current and seven-time world champion on two wheels has always used his father's number instead of the #1 he's earned.

explanation: Rossi was a successful motorcycle racer widely considered one of the best athletes in the history of the sport. He was the current world champion when this goo was published. Each MotoGP champion earns the right to wear #1 in the next competition, but Rossi has always worn #46 in honor of the number used by his father, racer Graziano Rossi. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Joy Dunn, and Jeremiah Poisson

Bella Italia Week This goo was part of Bella Italia Week.



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