Steph Curry: The​ Golden State Warriors point guard is a three-time NBA champion with a range of other wins under his belt. Additionally, he is a six-time NBA All-Star.

Rafael Nadaz: ​The Spanish legend is also one of the most successful players in the history of the game, he has 18 Grand Slam singles titles which puts him second in the complete list in men’s tennis.

Virat Kohli: ​Kohli is currently the captain of the India national cricket team and is considered as one of the best batsmen to dare. He plays his club cricket for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, and has been a captain for six years.

Roger Federer: ​Federer is the record holder for Wimbledon titles and with six Australian Open titles. He has five back-to-back US Open titles and one French Open title, He is also the only player after Jimmy Connors to have gained 100 or more individual titles.

Conor Mcgregor: Has changed the sport of MMA with his gift for self-promotion, “The Notorious” has amassed a very large fanbase and currently he is the most successful athlete in the sport. He is also known as being one of the most profit worthy in his field

Neymar: T​he French club broke the world transfer record for the talented forward, paying out €222 million for Neymar’s employment. In his first season  he helped his new team to the League one title, winning the league’s player of the year title as a result of his high rated success as a player.

Lionel Messi: Messi has achieved pretty much everything that there is to be won in the game. Multiple Champions League trophies, La Liga titles, Copa del Reys… you name it. However the big trophy that Messi has never managed to win is the FIFA World Cup but he did come close in 2014

Lebron James: ​James is currently doing what he does best with the Los Angeles Lakers, where he is hoping to gain a lot of revenue and success for the franchise. If there is any player in the world that has that power to perform then it is LeBron

Cristiano Renaldo: ​The former Real Madrid and Manchester United star has consistently been in the top two players on the planet for years.  Ronaldo and Messi have been arch-rivals battling for the title as the best in the world but it could be argued that he is the most common footballing name