Cristiano Ronaldo Ranks Higher Than Lionel Messi In THIS Prestigious List
Cristiano Ronaldo (Photo Credits: Getty)

For years now, there has been a constant comparison between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The two seem to be overtaking each other constantly to break some or the other record. This time it is CR7 who has beaten the Barcelona star to get this record. YouGov has announced the World Most Admired 2019 which included names like Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Jackie Chan and a host of other celebrities. Now, the Portugal star has beaten Lionel Messi and is spotted a couple of places above his contemporary. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Among World’s Most Admired 2019 List, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli Fail to Claim a Spot.

Cristiano Ronaldo spots on number seven and has gone three places as compared to last year. Whereas, Lionel Messi has gained a couple of places and features on number nine in the list. Talking about the Indian sportsmen/women, none of them has been able to secure a place in the list of 20. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on number six have gone up by a couple of places as compared to last year.

Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan are the new entrants in the list. When it comes to women, Michelle Obama tops the list and Opray Winfrey is placed on number two. 'Padmaavat' actress Deepika Padukone stands on number 13 followed by actress Priyanka Chopra on 14. Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen stands on number 17. YouGov surveyed more than 42,000 people in 41 countries to prepare the final list of the top 20 most admired people.