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Updated on: Saturday, December 18, 2021, 10:33 AM IST

Sachin Tendulkar is the third most admired sportsperson in the world, Virat Kohli is 4th on the list

Ex US President Barack Obama is the most admired person in the world across various fields; India PM Narendra Modi ranks 8th
Sachin Tendulkar  | File photo

Sachin Tendulkar | File photo

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Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar has become the third most admired sportsperson in the world.

Current India Test captain Virat Kohli is the fourth most admired sportsperson in the world.

The top two spots are taken by football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

As per a survey conducted by YouGov, a British market research and data analytics firm, Tendulkar and Kohli are overtaken by Ronaldo and Messi.

The study has ranked former US President Barack Obama as the most admired person in the world, across various fields, followed by Bill Gates and Xi Jinping.

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 8th most admired person while Bollywood celebrities like Shahrukh Khan (14th) and Amitabh Bachchan (15th) are also present on the list.

Talking about most admired women, Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama tops the list, followed by Angelina Jolie and Queen Elizabeth II.

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Published on: Saturday, December 18, 2021, 10:32 AM IST
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