THE BIGGEST ATHLETE INFLUENCERS IN SPORT
With the world of sport moving more towards the social space with every passing day, especially in the current climate we find ourselves in, the importance for top athletes to have a major presence on social platforms is the greatest it’s ever been. 스포츠토토
As streaming services like DAZN and Amazon Prime Video now acquiring the rights to broadcast sports online, there’s more onus on athletes to interact with their fans in the social space, so we at Grosvenor Sport have taken a look at who are the biggest athlete influencers each sport has to offer.
Michael van Gerwen
Total Followers: 903k
While Darts isn’t the biggest sport in terms of viewership, especially outside of the UK, Michael van Gerwen is perhaps the sports most transcendent player of the last decade. The No.1 ranked player in the world, MVG is a three-time PDC World Champion has just north of 900,000 followers across his social channels.
Total Followers: 143.8m
The face of the NBA for the last decade, LeBron James is widely regarded as one of the biggest names across all sports. A three-time league NBA champion and a four-time league MVP, LeBron is the face of sports in America and has used his platform to speak out on a number of social issues in the country.