In this year of ESPN World Fame 100 list, Virat Kohli is the only Indian to make it to the top 10. The list is topped by Portuguese football legend Cristiano Ronaldo and he is followed by former Basketball player Lebron James and Barcelona captain Lionel Messi. As many as eight Indian cricketers found a place in the list but none above the legends Kohli and Dhoni.
Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, stands on the seventh position. India’s former skipper and incumbent limited-overs gloveman, MS Dhoni is placed on the 13th position. Notably, only cricketers from India made it to the list in terms of Indian athletes.
The other Indian cricket players, who found a place in the list are Yuvraj Singh (18), Suresh Raina (22), R Ashwin (42), Rohit Sharma (46), Harbhajan Singh (74) and Shikhar Dhawan (94).