Headline : World Fame 100: Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10, MS Dhoni in 13th spot.
This year’s ESPN World Fame 100 list, an annual list of the most famous athletes on the planet, placed the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo at the top spot, followed by basketball player LeBron James and FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi.
Kohli bagged the 7th position and is the only Indian athlete in the top 10, whereas Dhoni is placed in the 13th spot.
There were only three women in the list- Serena Williams (17), Maria Sharapova (37) and Sania Mirza (93), making the latter the only Indian woman athlete to feature in the list.
Top 10 athletes:
Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Conor McGregor, Roger Federer, Virat Kohli, Rafael Nadal, Stephen Curry, Tiger Woods.