Sportsperson are loved and adored all over the world. A sportsperson’s popularity depends on various factors. On making our list of most famous sportsperson in the world , we have considered the important points such as their social media following, earning on and off the field, brand value and search engine search volume.
On considering all the above points, here are the 10 most famous sportsperson in the world right now –
6. Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods in his prime was the most dominant athlete in the world. From 1999 through 2009, Woods was routinely magnitudes greater than the game’s next best. He won 13 of 35 majors from late 1999 to mid-2008, while no other golfer won more than three; three times he won five or more consecutive tournaments — the last man who won five in a row was Ben Hogan in 1953; of the 45 times he held the outright lead heading into the final round, Woods won 43 of those — a 95.6 percent closing clip.
5. Roger Federer
Roger Federer holds several ATP records and is considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. The Swiss player has proved his dominance on court with 20 Grand Slam titles and 99 career ATP titles. He stockpiled a 237 weeks in a row at the top of the ATP rankings (a record). He reached 10 straight grand slam finals from 2005 to 2007 – another record.
Brazilian footballer Neymar is one of the most skillful players in the world. The PSG forward has already scored 60 goals for his national team, making him the third highest goal getter for Brazil. France Football ranked Neymar as the third highest paid footballer in the world, earning €81.5m ($95m) for a calendar year in combined income from salaries, bonuses and endorsements deals.