MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli have been named in ESPN’s World Fame 100 list of most famous athletes on the planet.
Former India Captain Dhoni was placed at No 15 on the list, while Kohli, Dhoni’s successor as captain, was placed at No 13.
The formula to determine an athlete’s ranking takes three key factors into consideration. The athlete’s endorsement deals, as well as their social media following and internet search popularity are all factors used to determine an athlete’s placing.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was placed No 1 on the list.
Top 10 on ESPN’s World Fame 100:
- Cristiano Ronaldo
- LeBron James
- Lionel Messi
- Roger Federer
- Phil Mickelson
- Usain Bolt
- Kevin Durant
- Rafael Nadal
- Tiger Woods