The Forbes France ranking of the 100 most influential personalities in the world was unveiled last Friday. Gianni Infantino, FIFA’s president, is the most influential football personality in the world. But do you know who is the most influential player on the planet?
Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo is the most influential footballer in the world. Portuguese ranks 4th in the Forbes France ranking published on December 7th. He is preceded respectively by Gianni Infantino, Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid, and Josep Bartomeu, president of FC Barcelona.
Being the highest ranked field player on this list, Cristiano Ronaldo is therefore the most influential footballer in the world.
As during the last ten years in the individual distinctions, he is assisted by the Argentine Lionel Messi. FC Barcelona second behind CR7, is in fifth place overall.
The two superstars are also the only field players to be in the top 10. They are followed by far by Neymar. The Brazilian who plays at Paris Sant Germain (PSG) gives France first place in this ranking. He comes in 12th place.