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ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:20pm On May 30, 2017
The list is top 100 but for the sake of time i decided to make it 10 but you can View the complete top 100 via

http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/page/worldfame100/espn-world-fame-100-top-ranking-athletes
Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:21pm On May 30, 2017
1 Cristiano Ronaldo

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Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:23pm On May 30, 2017
2 Lebron James

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Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:24pm On May 30, 2017
3 Lionel Messi

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:24pm On May 30, 2017
4 Roger Federer

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:25pm On May 30, 2017
5 Phil Mickelson

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:25pm On May 30, 2017
6 Neymar

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:26pm On May 30, 2017
7 Usain Bolt

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:27pm On May 30, 2017
8 Kevin Durant

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:28pm On May 30, 2017
9 Rafael Nadal

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 7:28pm On May 30, 2017
10 Tiger woods

Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by jayriginal: 7:53pm On May 30, 2017
No Joshua Anthony? What kind of list is that?

Why is Mickelson there and our boy isn't?
Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 8:15pm On May 30, 2017
jayriginal:
No Joshua Anthony? What kind of list is that?

Why is Mickelson there and our boy isn't?

bros I tire for you oh...

which of these top ten athletes you fit use Joshua take compare
Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 8:18pm On May 30, 2017
jayriginal:
No Joshua Anthony? What kind of list is that?

Why is Mickelson there and our boy isn't?


He has won five majors. In the era of Tiger Woods and with 11 runner-up finishes in majors, that tends to be both overlooked and underrated. And in the context of his career, those 11 near misses, along with 23 top-three finishes and 38 top-10 finishes at majors --
Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by jayriginal: 8:27pm On May 30, 2017
Ajehswag, I've not heard Mickelsons name or even Tiger Woods name this year.

Your topic mentions 2017. Golf isn't in the same category as boxing neither is Mickelson as charismatic as Joshua. See where I'm coming from?

Just to be clear, I went through the entire 100. Joshua isn't even there, no Klitschko either. I don't think I saw Mayweather but I did see Manny Paqiao. Meanwhile there are several names that I don't know and it's not necessarily because I don't watch the associated sport.

I don't watch basketball but I know LeBron. I don't watch golf but I know Woods and Mickelson. Get the idea?
Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by Nobody: 9:01pm On May 30, 2017
jayriginal:
Ajehswag, I've not heard Mickelsons name or even Tiger Woods name this year.

Your topic mentions 2017. Golf isn't in the same category as boxing neither is Mickelson as charismatic as Joshua. See where I'm coming from?

Just to be clear, I went through the entire 100. Joshua isn't even there, no Klitschko either. I don't think I saw Mayweather but I did see Manny Paqiao. Meanwhile there are several names that I don't know and it's not necessarily because I don't watch the associated sport.

I don't watch basketball but I know LeBron. I don't watch golf but I know Woods and Mickelson. Get the idea?
so you mean they're a bit biased with the list
Re: ESPN: Top 10 Famous Athletes Of 2017 by jayriginal: 5:03am On May 31, 2017
Ajehswag:
so you mean they're a bit biased with the list

I wouldn't use the word biased especially as I don't know exactly what criteria they used in drawing it.

All I would say is that many of the players on their list don't have any buzz. It's the buzz that makes you know an athlete even if you don't watch the sport.

An athlete like Dennis Rodman for instance had a lot of buzz because of his antics even though he was eclipsed by Jordan and Pippen

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