Sports website ESPN has released the list of top-100 famous players in the world. Nine players from India are also included in this. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is in seventh place in the top 10. Apart from him, no Indian player is included in the top 10 list. Indian Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is on 13th position.
The website has released this list based on players search scores and social media popularity. The players like Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Neymar Junior are at top-5 in the list.
The list includes 37 football, 11 cricket, 16 basketball, and 9 tennis players. From India, Only 9 players are included in the list in which Sania Mirza is the Only women player and other 8 players are belong to a male cricket game.
The other Indian cricketer in the list is Yuvraj Singh on 18th, Suresh Raina on 22nd and Harbhajan Singh is on 74th position. The list includes 1-1 players from Baseball, Formula One, Snow Boarding, E-Sports, Swimming, Figure Skating, Moto GP Games.
The Cristiano Ronaldo from Portuguese football team with 100 search scores is on the first position and his endorsement income is $ 3.7 million. Basketball player Lebron James with 47 search score is on the second position and His
endorsement income is $ 5.2 million. The same Argentine football player Lionel Messi is on the Third position in the list with 54 search scores and His endorsement income is $ 2.8 million.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli’s search score is 25, while his endorsement income is $ 2 million. On the other side, Dhoni’s search score is 5 and his endorsement income is $ 2.80 million.