Tendulkar, who retired from the cricket field 8 years ago, has not lost any of his popularity to this day. Sachin tops the list.
Most Admired Sportspersons Of 2021 Sachin Tendulkar And Virat Kohli
Most Admired Sportspersons Of 2021: The website YouGov has released a list of the ‘Most Popular People’ for the year 2021. The survey mentions people in the top 20 worldwide. In this list, four earned a place from the sports world. The most notable of these is Sachin Tendulkar, popularly known as the ‘Lord of Cricket’.
Tendulkar, who retired from the cricket field 8 years ago, has not lost any of his popularity to this day. Tendulkar is ranked 12th overall in the list and third in the sports category. Current Test captain Virat Kohli is ranked 18th overall and fourth in the sports category. Virat Kohli is currently the Indian player with the highest number of social media followers. However, he could not be more popular than Sachin.
Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket in 2013, is ranked 12th on the list, showing that people still like him today. Tendulkar is the only Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna. At the same time, Kohli has been in the spotlight these days about the captaincy controversy in the ODI team. However, Virat was removed from the captaincy and Rohit was made the ODI captain.
Pakistan’s most successful captain Imran Khan and former all-rounder Imran Khan are also on the list. It is known that Imran is the only captain to win the World Cup for Pakistan. He is known as one of the most successful cricketers in his country. But, he is currently the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He earned a place on this list due to his political personality. Ranked 17th on the list.
Ronaldo in 4th place ..
Manchester United and Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is fourth on the list. In that sense, Ronaldo is at the top of the list. Most recently, Ronaldo became the first player in the world to score 800 goals. The Manchester United striker achieved this feat after scoring 2 goals against Arsenal. Ronaldo also won the Golden Boot for Portugal at Euro 2020.
Lionel Messi in 7th place ..
Lionel Messi, the Argentine star player and the biggest rival to Cristiano Ronaldo on the football field, is ranked 7th on the list. A few days ago, the player won the Ballon d’Or, the biggest title in the world of football, for a record seventh time.
Messi has previously won the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2019. This is the first time in the last 10 years that Cristiano Ronaldo has not made it into the top-3 in this award race.
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