Most Popular Sportsmen in The World


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The Most Popular Sportsmen in The World According to Recent Surveys Are

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

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Ronaldo is the most popular sportsman in the world according to recent surveys. He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is often considered the best player in the world and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

2. Lionel Messi

Messi is the second most popular sportsman in the world according to recent surveys. He is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world, Messi is also widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

3. Neymar

Neymar is the third most popular sportsman in the world according to recent surveys. He is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. Neymar is considered one of the best players in the world and is also widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

4. Roger Federer

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Federer is the fourth most popular sportsman in the world according to recent surveys. He is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, the most in history for a male player. He also holds the record for the most titles at Wimbledon (8) and the Australian Open (6).

5. LeBron James

James is the fifth most popular sportsman in the world according to recent surveys. He is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Often considered the best player in the world, James has won four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals. He is also the only player in NBA history to average at least 30 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists per game in a season.

6. Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won three NBA championships, two NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, and two NBA Finals MVP Awards. In 2015, he became the first player in NBA history to be named the Most Valuable Player by unanimous vote. He is also the first player in NBA history to make at least 400 three-pointers in a season. In 2016, he was named the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year.

7. Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won five NBA championships, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, and won the Olympic gold medal. He is also the third all-time leading scorer in NBA history.

8. Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer who is currently ranked world No. 11 in men’s golf by the Official World Golf Ranking. He has won 43 PGA Tour events, including five major championships: three Masters titles, one PGA Championship, and one Open Championship. Mickelson has also won the FedEx Cup on two occasions.

9. Andy Murray

Andy Murray is a British professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won two Wimbledon singles titles, one Olympic gold medal, and one ATP Masters 1000 title.

10. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer who is currently ranked world No. 1 in men’s golf by the Official World Golf Ranking. He has won 14 major championships, the second-most in history, and 79 PGA Tour events, the third-most of all time. Woods is also the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam.

11. Usain Bolt

Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter who has won eight Olympic gold medals, the most in history. He is also the world record holder in the 100 meters and 200 meters and is the first man to ever hold both of those records at the same time. He is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time.

These are the top 11 sportsmen in the world, based on surveys of fans across the globe. All of these athletes are incredibly talented and have achieved amazing things in their respective sports. They are all worth watching and cheering for!

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