The world looks up to Lionel Messi…
YouGov has released its annual study detailing which public figures the public looks up to, and the 32-year-old Argentine professional footballer has made the list.
Messi, a five-time Ballon d’Or awards winner who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, comes in at No. 9 on YouGov’s World’s Most Admiredlist of men.
But Messi isn’t the only Latino to make the cut…
Pope Francis comes in at No. 15 on YouGov’s global list of the World’s Most Admired men.
But that’s not all. The 82-year-old Argentine pontiff, the head of the Catholic Churchand sovereign of the Vatican CityState, also appears on the list of America’s Most Admiredlist of men, coming in at No. 9.
He’s actually the only Latino in the Top 10 on the list America’s Most Admired men orwomen.
This year the study expanded to cover the views of people in 41 countries – the most ever – with more than 42,000 people being interviewed to compile the list.