In a recent revelation from Google’s 25-year search history, Cristiano Ronaldo emerged as the top-searched athlete, surpassing renowned figures like Lionel Messi and Virat Kohli.
The Al Nassr forward secured the pinnacle as the most searched athlete in Google’s history, surpassing the likes of Lionel Messi and Virat Kohli in this record-breaking achievement.
Known for their on-field rivalry, Messi and Ronaldo have elevated the game to unprecedented heights. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli has carved a legendary status in contemporary cricket.
Google’s tweet confirmed Ronaldo’s status as the most searched athlete ever:
Football dominated the most-searched sport category, while Kohli retained the top spot as the most sought-after cricketer.
At 38, Ronaldo currently plays for Saudi Pro League’s Al Nassr. Since joining in December 2022 and debuting in January 2023, he has amassed 34 goals and 12 assists in 41 games for the Saudi club. His global goal tally in 2023 places him at the forefront of scoring charts.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Legacy and Virat Kohli’s Brilliance:
Ronaldo stands as one of football’s most decorated players, securing numerous titles, including five Champions League trophies, three Premier League titles, two La Ligas, and prestigious individual accolades like five Ballons d’Or. His career statistics boast 735 goals and 235 assists in 990 club games, along with 128 goals and 35 assists in 205 appearances for Portugal.
Meanwhile, former Indian captain Virat Kohli boasts 80 international centuries, placing him second only to Sachin Tendulkar’s 100 in cricket history. Kohli holds the record for the most centuries in One Day Internationals (50) and has set benchmarks in tournaments like the ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup, and Indian Premier League, securing the highest run-aggregate in single editions.