Athletes are always in news for various reasons but this article mentions those names from the field of sports that have been considered in the top ten most searched athletes in United States, 2011 record. Be it good or bad, these athletes have been in news during the year 2011 and also the most seached names among American athletes.
List of Top 10 Searched Athletes in US 2011
Top Ten Most Searched Athletes in US 2011
Read through the list of top ten most searched athletes in United States, 2011 and see if you have also searched one of them.
1. Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, who was born on 17th December, 1978. He has been titled “Boxer of the Decade”, for 2000s by the Boxing Writers Association of America, World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization. Thrice he was “The Ring” and BWAA “Fighter of the Year” in 2006, 2008 and 2009 along with the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2009 and 2011. All these evens made his name the foremost one in the record of top ten most searchedd athletes in United States, 2011.
2. Tiger Woods
The popular former American Golfer, Tiger Woods turned media’s attention all over again in and after 2010 when he was caught of infidelity. A number of women mentioned him of betrayal through various worldwide media sources affecting his career and personality. General mass took up search for further details which in turn included his name among the most searched athletes in US, 2011.
3. Lebron James
Nick named “King James” , Lebron James was three times NBA Finals MVP and the NBA Rookie of the Year. The American professional basketball player who plays for Miami Heat of the NBA left the Cavaliers for the Heat in a highly publicized free agency period in 2010.
4. Michael Jordan
Popular with the initials MJ, Michael Jordan is a former basketball player from America who is considered to be one of the most effectively marked athletes from 1980s to 1990s. He got engaged in December 2011 when his previous 16 years marriage broke off. The news caught everyone’s attention and today his name is one among the most searched atheletes in United States, 2011.
5. Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bean Bryant or simply Kobe Bryant has been enlisted in the top ten most searched athletes in United States, 2011 because he became a topic of appreciation when he won the “All Star MVP Award” in 2011 for the fourth time. The American basketball player is also a 14-time member of the All NBA Team and a 12-time member of the All Defensive Team.
6. Tim Tebow
Born on 14th August 1987, Tim Tebow is a football quarterback by profession playing for New York Jet of the National Football League. In 2011 he was in news for becoming the Broncos’ full-time starting quarterback beginning in the 6th game of 2011.
7. Kris Humphries
The 2011 season proved to be a breakout season for the 1985 born successful American Basket ball player, Kris Humphries as he averaged a double-double in points and rebounds. On 21st December, 2011 Humphries signed one-year, $8 million contract with the New Jersey Nets which resulted his name to be along with the most searched athletes in US, 2011.
8. Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers was in lime light in 2011 since he was named Associated Press Athlete of the Year. The American Foot ball quarterback for the Green Bay Packers has also previously set many California Golden Bears records.
9. Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose, is the youngest player to win the award of “NBA Most Valuable Player Award” in 2011. Rose was also selected as the NBA All Star for the 2010 NBA All Star Game. All these incidents made his name join the league of top ten most searched athletes in United States, 2011.
10. Peyton Manning
Son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning, Peyton Manning has also followed his father’s footsteps and is a member of Denver Broncos. In 2009 he was named the best player in the NFL and Fox Sports along with Sports Illustrated named him the NFL player of the decade of the 2000s. In 2011 May he had to undergo a neck surgery to alleviate neck pain and arm weakness and a second surgery in September, 2011 grabbing attentions worldwide.