In the annals of Google’s 25-year-long existence, Virat Kohli emerges as the ‘most searched cricketer,’ a testament to his cricketing stature and widespread popularity.
As Google showcased the most searched topics in its history, Kohli’s name rose to prominence, surpassing cricketing icons like Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Rohit Sharma, clinching the title of ‘most searched cricketer.’
However, in the realm of athletes, Cristiano Ronaldo, the celebrated icon from Real Madrid and Manchester United, reigns supreme as the ‘most searched athlete.’ Despite being 38 and playing for Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr, Ronaldo’s enduring popularity outshone even his perennial rival, Lionel Messi, marking their two-decade dominance in football.
Remarkably, Kohli’s admiration for Ronaldo surpasses his regard for Messi, a sentiment the Indian cricket star openly expressed in various interviews. Kohli lauded Ronaldo’s impact on the sport and global fans, acknowledging the Portuguese footballer’s exceptional talent and dedication.
In a tribute to Ronaldo’s prowess and influence, Kohli took to Instagram, praising the football legend’s unparalleled contributions, hailing him as the “greatest of all time.” Kohli’s heartfelt message underlined Ronaldo’s relentless dedication and served as a testament to his inspirational persona, resonating with sports enthusiasts worldwide.
Additionally, football seized the top spot as the “most searched sport,” affirming its widespread appeal and dominance in Google’s extensive search history.