Top 10 Popular Athletes 2017/2018 | List of Famous Athletes 2017Posted By: Bill Russell | August 11, 2017
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- Top 10 popular athletes in the world
- Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal – Soccer
- Lionel Messi, Argentina – Soccer
- Usain Bolt, Jamaica – Sprinter
- David Beckham, England – Soccer
- Kobe Bryant USA – Basketball
- Roger Federer, Swidden -Tennis
- Blake Griffin, USA – Basketball
- Novak Djokovic, Serbia – Tennis
- Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland – Golf
- Sachin Tendulkar, India- Cricket
Top 10 popular athletes in the world
Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal – Soccer
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH, commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and who serves as captain of the Portuguese national team.
best modern-day footballer (alongside Lionel Messi), described as a fast, tricky, strong, skillful winger and striker who will take on any defender with his dribbling and pace; he hits his free kicks with power and pace, and is able to beat defenders off the dribble and cross the ball. He is able to score with his head and both feet. He is also an accurate set piece and penalty kick taker. He is a complete player of modern football, according to Kaka, “Choosing the best player in the world is relative because it depends on what you do collectively. (Lionel) Messi and Cristiano are the best players but I’d say Cristiano Ronaldo is the most complete player in modern football.
Manchester United snapped him up from Sporting Club when he was 18. Real Madrid snapped him up for $130 million dollars. And he has not disappointed, snapping goals with such regularity as the lynchpin of Real’s ouster of Barcelona as the kings of Spain. He is the athlete with the most number of Facebook followers. Nike and Castrol are ardent admirers as well.
Lionel Messi, Argentina – Soccer
Only stands 5’7”, but this small package has definitely yielded some huge things. Time Magazine once hailed him as King Leo. He has sublime skills on the football field, and he is the most talented in history. Messi is a dynamo and unstoppable scoring machine on it. He has won the Ballon d’Or as the World Player of the Year four Consecutive years. On the team front, name it and his club team probably has more than one copy of it – the Champions’ League, European Super Cup, Club World Cup, La Liga, Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup. He is now more focused in helping out his native Argentina’s national team as well, having been appointed as team captain in their drive to qualify for the World Cup in 2014.
Usain Bolt, Jamaica – Sprinter
For His Achievements in Sprinting he Nicknamed as “Lightning Bolt“. he is one of the Top 10 popular athletes in the world.
born 21 August 1986, is a Jamaican sprinter widely regarded as the fastest person ever. He is the first man to hold both the 100 meters and 200 meters world records since fully automatic time measurements became mandatory in 1977. Along with his teammates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 metres relay. He is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events, the first man to win six Olympic gold medals in sprinting, and a five-time World champion. He was the first to achieve a “double double” by winning 100 m and 200 m titles at consecutive Olympics (2008 and 2012) and topped this through the first “double triple” (including 4×100m relays).
The man with the appropriate name, Bolt makes sprinting look easy, often slowing down before the finish line but still breaking world records by a comfortable margin. He will then strike his lightning bolt pose for the world to see. Bolt is fast, and Puma moved the fastest in signing up the sprinter.
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David Beckham, England – Soccer
David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) free kick magician English footballer. He Is Regarded on of the Most Popular Footballer in History, and also the Richest Soccer Player in the History. He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player. he is at 3rd position in our list of popular athletes, Beckham has captained England 59 times. With his free kick goal against Ecuador in the second round of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Beckham gained membership into two of football’s exclusive clubs: he became the only English player (and the 21st player regardless of nationality) to score in three world cups. See Some of his Popular and Cool Pic.
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Kobe Bryant USA – Basketball
Kobe Bean Bryant, nicknamed the “Black Mamba”, is an American professional basketball player, Formerly a high-flying dunker, Bryant is now a prolific jump shooter and phenomenal defender in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
His confidence translates to him taking control of late game situations and his game winning shots are always mind blowing. Nobody can forget his 81 point game Still a second most points scored in a game Record. Bryant has won five championships and earned one MVP Award. After Jorden He is The Most Popular Basketball Player in America. equally Popular in China also.
Roger Federer, Swidden -Tennis
Born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player. one of the most popular athletes in the world.
Roger Federer has dominated the men’s game like none other, holding the No. 1 rank for a record 237 straight weeks from 2004 to 2008. He has won a record 17 Grand Slams, including five straight U.S. Open titles (2004-08) and Wimbledon Championships (2003-07). After another win at Wimbledon 2012, finds him back at the No. 1 ranking at 30 years.
Many critics and tennis fans were unsure of his position as the greatest of all time until he captured his first Roland Garros title in 2009. Though he did not face Rafael Nadal, the most dominant clay court player in the tournament, he solidified his place at the top after he claimed the French Open crown. Additionally, he is the only male player in history to have reached the finals of each Grand Slam at least five times. due to his Popularity Around the Globe He is at no: 6 in List.
Blake Griffin, USA – Basketball
Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
Next on popular athletes, He may be more of a fanfare player, but you can’t deny his skills. Blake Griffin is athletic and electric. His presence alone has brought life to the Clippers who were known for a long time as the other tenants of the Staples Center.
Griffin is throwing down electric dunks while putting up a nice stat line. Griffin averages 21.7 points a game and 11.5 rebounds in his career. It may help that he now gets his passes from all-star point guard Chris Paul. in early age is One of the Most Popular Sportsmen in America Right Now.
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Novak Djokovic, Serbia – Tennis
Next on popular athletes, Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who is ranked World No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
he is The guy who broke the Federer-Nadal duopoly, Djokovic is already considered as one of the all-time best. He has five majors, and he has broken into the endorsement business as well, signing up with Adidas, Audemars-Piguet and Mercedes Benz. Novak Djokovic used to be really good, with a decent serve and great ground strokes. he is at no : 8 in Our List.
Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland – Golf
Next on popular athletes, The epic collapse in the 2011 Masters is now behind him. As a matter of fact, Rory McIlroy did not take a long time to recover. Just a couple of months after shooting one of the worst final rounds in major golf history, the kid from Northern Ireland picked himself up and won the US Open. Still only young at this leval, he won a second major tournament when he bagged the US PGA crown. He has endorsements with Nike, Jumeirah Estates, Oakley, Audemars Piguet and Santander. He is dating the hot and popular tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki. The kid is certainly doing all right.
Sachin Tendulkar, India- Cricket
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is primarily played in England, Australia, the Indian subcontinent, the West Indies, and Southern Africa. According to statistics, cricket has the second highest fan base of any sport after International football.
Next on popular athletes, Sachin Tendulkar is an Indian cricketer, Called to be “God of Cricket” in India. Sechin Has considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time. At the age of 39, he still ranks among the top cricketers in the world. In 2010, Tendulkar won the Cricketer of the Year Award and, in 2011, he was the runner-up. Tendulkar holds a large number of world records in the sport of cricket. He was the first player to score a double century in ODI cricket. In 2009, Tendulkar passed 30,000 runs in international cricket, and the following year he was the first player to record 15,000 runs in Test Cricket. he has also the record holder for most number of centuries Both ODI’s and Test Matches. Sachin Has Also the World Record of Most MOM Wards.