Conor McGregor beats the likes of LeBron James and Tom Brady as most searched athlete on Google in 2017

Sport360 staff 13:30 06/02/2018

Conor McGregor was the most searched for athlete on Google in 2017.

According to  a recent Google metrics study, the 29-year-old was top of the pile of most searched-for athletes in the world ahead of LeBron James, Tom Brady and Stephen Curry.

With other high-profile names making the list, we countdown the top ten most searched for athletes in 2017.

10. Floyd Mayweather

9. Kevin Durant

8. Tiger Woods

7. Ronda Rousey

6. OJ Simpson

5. Kyrie Irving

4. Stephen Curry

3. Tom Brady

2. LeBron James

1. Conor McGregor