24-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic is the #5 most popular athlete of 2023

published: Dec, 18, 2023

by: TC Staff

As the end of the year fast approaches, Sportsbook Review have dug into over 2.4 million articles published in the last 12 months to determine the top 30 most popular athletes of 2023.

One of the greatest tennis players in history, Novak Djokovic, is the fifth most popular athlete appearing in 136,159 articles this year. Fans have long marveled at Djokovic’s elite skills, and he won his 24th grand slam with his US Open win, tying the record with Roger Federer and Rafeal Nadal. He is joined by his fellow record holder Nadal who is in position 26.

Cristiano Ronaldo retained his crown as the most popular athlete with a staggering 440,817 articles. He is followed by Brazil’s Neymar and GOAT rival Lionel Messi.

The full rankings are as follows: https://www.sportsbookreview.com/news/most-talked-about-athletes-2023/

The top 30 also features F1’s Max Verstappen (4), record-breaking LeBron James (6), boxing champion Canelo Alvarez (9), NFL’s Tom Brady (10), Swift’s boyfriend, Travis Kelce (14) and (Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani (22).

The list comprises of eight basketballers, seven soccer players, four NFL players, two cricketers, MMA fighters, and tennis players. There is a single athlete from the world of baseball, boxing and golf.

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