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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi dethrone Warren Buffett and Vladimir Putin to climb up World’s Most Admired Men rankings

Check out the ranking of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the List of the Most Admired Men as Surveyed by YouGov.

The YouGov ranking for the most admired Men/Women is one of the best-surveyed statistics which has started in 2014 which shows the people’s choice on the list.

The two football legends and superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has definitely found a place for themselves in the list of the Most Admired Men in 2021 although the Portuguese looks to be quite a few place ahead of the Argentinian.

Cristiano Ronaldo has jumped up to the fourth place, two spots from last year’s placing while Lionel Messi is in seventh place, four spots up since last year’s 11th placing.


The two footballers are very high up in the most admired men’s list and has left Warren Buffett, the CEO and Chairman of Berksire Hathway (currently placed 11th) and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (currently placed 9th) behind them in the charts.

The survey is carried out by YouGov in 42 Countries and Territories. Cristiano Ronaldo is ahead of Lionel Messi in 32 of those Countries and Territories and hence proved the imprint the Portuguese has left not only among the football fans but in the entire world.

The Top 3 spots remains the same since last year with Barrack Obama at the top

Left Top- Bill Gates, Left Bottom- Xi Jinping, Right- Barrack Obama

Bill Gates and Barrack Obama has always been near the top spot in the list of the most admired Men due to the work these individuals have carried out throughout their life.

Bill Gates stayed at the top of the charts for five years until recently he was taken over by Barrack Obama who always stayed at second place, in the year 2020.

The top three spots are currently the same as it was last year as Barrack Obama occupies the first place, followed by Bill Gates and Xi Jinping.

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