There are many people in the world who make people follow their footsteps. These people are doctors, engineers and also the athletes. Athletes are some people who make their country and nation proud of them by making their name in the whole world. Athletes have big fan following all around the world.
So here are the top 10 most famous athletes in the world who have great influential personalities.
10. Sachin Tendulkar
The famous sportsman of the cricket, which is also one of the most famous sports in the world. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the famous and influential athletes of the world and is known to almost every person of the world. He is known as the God of Indian Cricket. Sachin is considered as the best batsman of his time and he is also the one who has almost highest number of world records in cricket. That is why is listed among the most popular athletes in the world.
9. Rory McIlroy
He is an Irish professional golfer and is one of the most popular athletes in the world. Rory was the number one in Official World Golf Ranking and this rank lasts for 95 weeks. He is famous for representing Europe, Great Britain and Ireland and remained winner every time. He is also one of the youngest golf players who was born in the year of 1989 and turned professional in Golf in 2007.
8. Novak Djokovic
The current number 1 in the singles Men’s Tennis, Novak Djokovic is the Serbian Professional tennis player. He is regarded as of the best and famous tennis player of all the times. He was born on May 22nd in the year of 1987 in Belgrade. He alone has won 10 major singles. He also has won the Bronzeme3dal in men’s single at 2008 summer Olympics.
7. Blake Griffin
Black Austin Griffin is also listed among the most popular athletes in the world. He is an American professional Basketball player and is privileged to play for Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. He is one of the basketball players that have millions of fan following due to his electric and shocking performance in the game. Griffin has been all-star at every season of basketball that he plays.
6. Roger Federer
A Swiss professional tennis player from Sweden, Roger Federer is currently ranked at number 2nd by the Association of Tennis Professionals in the world. He is holding a strong place among his fans because of his high performance in the stadium. He is also a holder of several records of the Open Era and also has captured the first Roland Garros title in the year of 2009.
5. Kobe Bryant
Another Basketball player of USA is listed among the top athletes of the world. He is an American professional basketball player who has played for Los Angeles of NBA. He is famous of the name, “Black Mamba” because of his outstanding winning shots at the last moments of the game. He has not only fan following in America but also in China and outside the America.
4. David Beckham
Retired English professional footballer, David Robert Joseph Beckham is even one of the most popular athletes in the world. He is also the richest soccer player in the history. Beckham has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Milan, LA Galaxy and England National Team. He is at the 3rd position in our list because of his unbeatable popularity across the globe.
3. Usain Bolt
He is the Jamaican Sprinter and is recorded as the fastest person ever in the history. He is also regarded as one of the famous athletes in the world because of his billions of fans who dies for only his single look. He also sets the world record in the 4*100 meters relay.
2. Lionel Messi
An Argentine’s professional footballer holds on the 2nd position because of his numerous dying heart fans. He is also considered as the best player in the world and is also rated by many sports association as the great player of all times. This small package is also known as “King Leo” in some parts of the world.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Featuring on number 1st, Cristiano Ronaldo. He is a Portuguese professional Soccer player and his fans know no bounds because of his popularity all across the world. He is described as the fast, tricky, strong and skillful striker who gives his best in the game. He is a complete player of modern football and hence stands on number 1st.