India’s captain cool, MS Dhoni has made his position in the list of top 10 most marketable sportsperson of the year, 2015.
Corresponding to a list released by the London School of Marketing, Dhoni is the 9th most marketable sportsperson in the world. Its a globally accepted fact that he is India’s most successful cricket captain, he trumps likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kobe Bryant, Maria Sharapova, Usain Bolt, Neymar and Andy Murray.
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Dhoni has overcome the position of Usain Bolt, tennis ace Novak Djokovic and teammate Sachin Tendulkar in the latest list of world’s 100 richest sportspersons, released by the Forbes magazine earlier this year.
According to the list, Dhoni is ranked 31st, which is way ahead of Djokovic (62nd), Bolt (63rd) and Tendulkar (78th).
Interestingly, the Indian captain’s earnings through endorsements is more than the world’s most popular footballer Lionel Messi.