In the University of Navarra’s yearly report on global popularity in football, Ronaldo retained his crown as the most talked about player in the World. In the top 10 players, our lads feature three times, with Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez also featuring.

Tevez was the biggest mover in the top 10, going from his position at 38th last season with West Ham, to 8th this season with United. Thanks to his Argentinian roots, as well as his successful stints at Boca Juniors, as well as Brazilian side Corinthians, his name is well known in South America.

1 (1) Cristiano Ronaldo
2 (3) Ronaldinho
3 (12) Lionel Messi
4 (8) Kaka
5 (2) Wayne Rooney
6 (4) David Beckham
7 (6) Didier Drogba
8 (38) Carlos Tevez
9 (10) Steven Gerrard
10 (3) Thierry Henry
11 (6) Ronaldo
12 (61) Fernando Torres
13 (15) Francesco Totti
14 (18) Raul
15 (52) Cesc Fabregas
16 (29) John Terry
17 (11) Frank Lampard
18 (14) Samuel Eto’o
19 (16) Adriano
20 (45) Robinho




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