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Ronaldo tops ESPN World Fame 100 2019

ESPN World Fame 100

ESPN announced its fourth annual ranking of the most famed athletes in the world from all sports around the world. The list generated on the basis of the athletes Google Search trend, the amount of money earned from endorsements and their social media presence.

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was named the number one on the list, following Basketball player LeBron James on the second and Football player Lionel Messi on the third place.

Brazilian Neymar was named fourth on the list,Irish MMA player Conor McGregor was named fifth and Swiss legend Roger Federer was placed on the sixth position, Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli was placed on the seventh position, Spanish Tennis player Rafael Nadal was named 8th on the list.

Serena Williams (17th), Maria Sharapova (37th) and Sania Mirza (94th) are the only three female athletes out of 100.

Full List of the athletes named in the World Fame 100:

Pos.NameSearch ScoreEndorsements ($)Social Media
1Cristiano Ronaldo10037m148m
2LeBron James4752m45.3m
3Lionel Messi5428m103.1m
4Neymar5519m107.2m
5Conor McGregor10015m29.7m
6Roger Federer2341.5m14.5m
7Virat Kohli2520m37.1m
8Rafael Nadal4029.3m15.6m
9Stephen Curry1242m23m
10Tiger Woods2042m6.4m
11Kevin Durant932m17.4m
12Paul Pogba1532m30.7m
13MS Dhoni528m20.5m
14Kylian Mbappe3218.87m23.5m
15Khabib Nurmagomedov1003.9m13.4m
16Anotine Griezmann2023m22.6m
17Serena Williams3718.11m10.8m
18Yuvraj Singh131m14.5m
19Mesut Ozil156.5m30.9m
20Novak Djokovic2122m8.5m
21Lewis Hamilton333m8.7m
22Suresh Raina120m15.3m
23Thomas Muller330m9.2m
24Shaun White3227m2.3m
25Rory McIlory334m3.2m
26Phil Mickelson437m257k
27Andres Iniesta82.2m26.7m
28Kei Nishikori933m927k
29James Rodriguez114.8m40.5m
30Mohamed Salah2411m21.3m
31Tom Brady3520m4.7m
32Zlatan Ibrahimovic105.5m35.8m
33Gareth Bale95.5m37.7m
34Deontay Wilder1001.6m2.5m
35Jordan Speith330m2.0m
36Luis Suarez67.4m31.2m
37Maria Sharapova517m14.6m
38Sergio Ramos134m28.7m
39Tyson Fury792.65m21.5m
40Wayne Rooney25.1m24.5m
41Ninja12.46m12.5m
42Ravichandran Ashwin117m9.2m
43Sun Yang12.46m32.6m
44Marcelo Vieira43.2m33.8m
45Russell Westbrook319m11.6m
46Rohit Sharma68.6m12.8m
47Kyrie Irving317m12.3m
48Radamel Falcao44m16.9m
49James Harden418m8.3m
50Dwayne Wade614m11.9m
51Odell Becham Jr.418.8m3.8m
52Sergio Aguero16m28.7m
53David De Gea37m11.8m
54Derrick Rose713m10.4m
55Paulo Dybala44.03m24.7m
56Dani Alves28.75m21.5m
57Colin Kaepernich2413.41m3.2m
58Karim Benzema32.9m25.3m
59Eden Hazard135.3m17.6m
60Luka Modric165.25m16.1m
61Philippe Coutinho153.1m19.3m
62David Luiz11.3m24.9m
63Anthony Joshia277m7.7m
64Yuzuru Hanvu2213.41m0
65Carmelo Anthony67m9.1m
66Gerard Pique53.8m18.6m
67Valentino Rossi56.98m13.2m
68Canelo Alvarez442.5m4m
69Stan Wawrinka118.3m1.7m
70Chris Paul77m8.3m
71Drew Brees713m3.1m
72Alexis Sanchez243.8m9.6m
73Toni Kroos62.5m20.1m
74Harbhajan Singh16.98m9.1m
75Andy Murray213m3.6m
76Klay Thompson313m5.8m
77Russell Wilson310m5.4m
78Gennady Golovkin402m3.4m
79Cesc Fabregas15m10.3m
80Gonzalo Higuain76m6.8m
81Isco25m16.4m
82Aaron Rodgers137.5m4.5m
83Manny Pacquiao152.5m11.6m
84Dwight Howard123.5m6.8m
85Giannis Antetokounmpo213m3.5m
86Yi Jianlian16.98m14.4m
87Damian Lillard113m4.8m
88Javier Hernandez69.9m5.1m
89Carson Wentz1111m1.0m
90Shakib Al Hasan16.98m10.7m
91Jerome Boateng311m5.9m
92Mushfiqur Rahim17.57m9.1m
93Sania Mirza22.13m12.4m
94Shikhar Dhawan17.57m8.8m
95Gianluigi Buffon86.9m6.8m
96Robert Lewandowski52.9m13.8m
97Rob Gronkowski88m3.0m
98Mashrafe Bin Mortaza17.57m8.5m
99Bryce Harper313m1.4m
100Blake Griffin76m4.4m

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