The most popular player in Asia – Ronaldo or Messi?
In a survey directed over six countries in Asia, Messi turned out tops in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea and China, while Neymar was the fans’ most loved in Japan. The Argentine is in front of Ronaldo in every one of the six nations and is in the second spot in Japan, with the Portuguese dropping to third. In spite of resigning two years earlier, Beckham was voted into the third position in four of the six locales, while Neymar was positioned third in China.
The survey was directed by games promoting organization Octagon, and there wasn’t a solitary English Premier League player among the most prominent footballers in the locale.
“Throughout the years, we have seen comparative examples of energy in the Middle East and Africa, where early-stage fan enthusiasm is driven more by a player’s profile in the media over affiliations with teams or even on-field performance,” Adam Hodge, Octagon’s provincial head of methodology, told to press, clarifying that the individual advertising of Asia’s top choices assumes an evil part.
In the short-term, Manchester United is by a wide margin the most well-known football team in Asia subsequently, aside from in Japan, where AC Milan and FC Barcelona are in front of them.
Hodge called this wonders the “Beckham and Ronaldo impact”, and United’s on-field achievement, when football was entering the Asian TV business sector, will likewise have been a component.
“In case you’re picking your team without research, with little family ties or memorable associations, why might you not have any desire to be on a triumphant side?”
What’s your opinion, who is the most famous footballer on the planet?