Messi is the most mediated player in the world! Ronaldo follows.
Lionel messi fc barcelona argentina footballer sport
Didier drogba chelsea 2012
Lionel Messi is the most mediated player on the planet, according to a study made by University of Navarre.
Winner for the 4th consecutive year, Barcelona's star gathered 28.8 media points. Behind him is the great rival from Real Madrid, the portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, with 20.7 points. Ranked on number 3 is ivorian Didier Drogba (Chelsea), with 12.7 points.
The media value is based on appearances in the media by the player from the top 5 European leagues and teams participating in the Champions League, during a whole season.
For example, Messi alone appeared in news almost 29 times more than half of the present players in the league.
According to the study, FC Barcelona is first on the top of most publicized clubs, with 103 points, followed by Real Madrid (79.5 p) and Chelsea (63p).
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