Cristiano Ronaldo ranks number one in the newly Announced 2018 ESPN World Fame 100. The others in the top five consists mostly of football stars with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in third position and Paris Saint Germaine’s Neymar in the fourth position.
Portuguese star Ronaldo leads the line with an endorsement worth over $40m and social following of 121.7m.
2nd placed LeBron James has an endorsement worth $55m with social following of 40.8m.
Barcelona’s own Leo Messi ranks 3rd with an endorsement of $25m and social following of 88.1m.
PSG Star Neymar ranks 4th with an endorsement of $24m and a social following of 90.2m.
Tennis star Roger Federer ranks 5th with an endorsement worth $40m and social following of 14.6m
Golf legend Tiger Woods ranks 6th with an endorsement worth $45m and social following of 6.3m.
Basketball star Kevin Durant ranks 7th on the list with an endorsement worth $36m and social following of 17.5m.
Tennis star Rafael Nadal ranks 8th with an endorsement of $33m and social following of 15.5m.
Basketball ace Stephen Curry ranks 9th with an endorsement worth over $35m and social following of 19.4m.
Golf star Phil Mickelson completes the top 10 with an endorsement worth $50m and social following of 0.
Premier League stars who made the list include:
Paul Pogba, Cesc Fabregas, Eden Hazard, Mesut Ozil, Wayne Rooney, David Luiz, Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alvaro Morata.
Surprisingly, Popular boxing star Anthony Joshua ranks 46th with an endorsement of $2.9m and social following of 5.6m.
6. Tiger woods
7. Kevin Durant
9. Stephen Curry