Virat Kohli only Indian in Top 10 most searched athletes

By Umama Momin
Published on | Oct 26, 2023

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As the year draws to an end, here are the top 10 most popular athletes based on Google searches and social media following as per reports

Kohli top Indian on the list

Virat Kohli left behind the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Novak Djokovic among others

Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese football superstar tops the list with nearly 200m searches (199.4 mn)

Neymar Jr.

Al Hilal and Brazilian superstar Neymar was searched a 140.9 million times in 2023

Lionel Messi

The Argentine clinched the World Cup in 2022 and has appeared in 104.4 mn searches throughout the year since

LeBron James

NBA sensation LeBron James was searched 72.1 mn times in the course of 2023

Virat Kohli

India's very own 'Cheeku' has 68 million searches to his name while also being the only Indian in a list of global superstars

Kylian Mbappe

PSG and France star Kylian Mbappe is sixth with 63.7 mn searches

Alcaraz, Djokovic

Tennis breakout star Carlos Alcaraz is a spot above 8th placed Novak Djokovic with 60 mn searches. Djoko has been searched 58.4 mn times in 2023

Erling Haaland and Lewis Hamilton

The list concludes with young football star Erling Haaland (43.4 mn) and F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton (34.9mn) in 9th and 10th position respectively