LeBron James Is #2, Who Is WORLD's Most Famous Athlete?

June 2, 2016
LeBron James is leading his team back to the NBA Finals, has numerous endorsement deals, and a huge social media following. So it's no surprise he's one of the most famous athletes in the world. But who's #1?

ESPN used many factors when creating their list of the world's most famous athletes, and at the top is soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. You know how big soccer is in the rest of the world, and Ronaldo has played for some of the biggest teams on earth.

Here's the Top 7:
  1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer)
  2. LeBron James (Basketball)
  3. Lionel Messi (Soccer)
  4. Neymar (Soccer)
  5. Roger Federer (Tennis)
  6. Kevin Durant (Basketball)
  7. Tiger Woods (Golf)
See the full list here.

-Mike Draup

Photo: USA Today