Yearender 2021: Sachin Tendulkar beats Virat Kohli in 'Most Admired' list, in pics

The year 2021 is winding down and the sports world has seen plenty of ups and downs, from record-breaking achievements to heart-breaking moments. When it comes to the athletes, the top names have once again made their mark in their respective fields and a quite a number of familiar names in the world of sports have made their way into the list of World’s Most Admired Rankings Men 2021, issued by yougov.com. Check out the full list here...

Cristiano Ronaldo is in top spot on sportspersons list at No. 4 position

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Cristiano Ronaldo is in top spot on sportspersons list at No. 4 position

Manchester United and Portugese international Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list the in the sportspersons rankings and occupies the 4th position in the overall rankings. One of the greatest players ever to grace the game, the former Real Madrid man smashed the international goal-scoring record of Ali Daei to become the all-time leading top scorer in world football at the international level. (Source: Twitter)

Lionel Messi is in No. 7 position

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Lionel Messi is in No. 7 position

Lionel Messi’s name had to be in the list as the record 7-time Ballon D’or winner occupies the second position and the 7th slot in the overall list. It has been a fantastic year for the world’s best player as the former Barcelona man helped Argentina win their first international trophy and also his first international glory by emerging as the Best Player and the Top Scorer of Copa America. (Source: Twitter)

Sachin Tendulkar is in No. 12

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Sachin Tendulkar is in No. 12

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is ranked above Test skipper Virat Kohli in the most admired men's rankings for 2021. The Master Blaster is occupying the 12th spot while batting maestro Kohli is ranked 18th in the list. (Source: Twitter)

Virat Kohli occupies the No. 18 spot

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Virat Kohli occupies the No. 18 spot

India’s red-ball captain Virat Kohli occupies the 18th spot in the World Rankings and the 4th slot in the Sportspersons list. The former Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper grabbed all headlines when he stepped down as the T20 captain. (Source: Twitter)

Barack Obama beats Bill Gates as 'Most Admired' personality

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Barack Obama beats Bill Gates as 'Most Admired' personality

Former US president Barack Obama has been adjudged the 'Most Admired' personality followed by Bill Gates. Indian PM Narendra Modi is in the No. 8 position. (Source: YouGov)

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