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Ronaldo, Most Popular Athlete

LEAPYGUIDE.COMCristiano Ronaldo confirms his status as a superstar. A study revealed that the Real Madrid player is now the most famous athlete in the world.

It was revealed in the 'World Fame 100' released the famous sports media, ESPN. Ronaldo topped NBA LeBron James and Barcelona bomber Lionel Messi, who had to settle for second and third.

The list contains top athletes from soccer, golf, basketball, cricket, NFL [American Football], tennis, athletics, and more.

ESPN's analysis director Ben Alamar has a formula that controls the list's results, with earnings, social media influence and popularity in Google's search engine.

Joining the top 10 with Ronaldo, LeBron and Messi are legendary Roger Federer, veteran golfer Phil Mickelson, Brazilian soccer star Neymar, Jamaican sprinter top Usain Bolt, another NBA top Kevin Durant, and Spaniard Rafael Nadal.

Tiger Woods's famous name has also not been forgotten, despite its declining performance in recent years. Woods, who has just been arrested by a polish for driving in a drunken state, is ranked 10th.

The footballer contributed 38 names, most in the list of 100 most famous athletes of this ESPN version. There are also names of other footballers who go into it is Zlatan Ibrahimovic (26), Alexis Sanchez (29), and Wayne Rooney (31). While world's most expensive player Paul Pogba is ranked 40th.

While there are only eight female athletes on this list and four of them are tennis players. Is the fighter Ronda Rousey, who occupies the highest position (16), on top of tennis queen Serena Williams (19) and Maria Sharapova (23).

So quoted by the Daily Mail.