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World Fame 100: Africa's Top 10

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Fame 100: Africa (0:52)

Where did your favourite athlete rank on the list? (0:52)

ESPN has determined 2018's most famous athletes on the planet, but where do representatives from Africa fit on the list?

Africa's athletes already form a formidable who's who of world sport.

And with the likes of Joel Embiid having lit up the NBA this season with the Philadelphia 76ers and Nigeria-born Nelson Agholor having won the Super Bowl with the Eagles, there's no doubt this Top 10 will be even stronger come 2019.

Without further ado, let's take a look at Africa's Top 10 most famous sports stars. And while you're reading the list, rank the stars in your personal order of celebrity using the up and down vote buttons.

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ESPN World Fame 100: Know your famous athletes

We asked fans from around the globe if they could identify athletes in the ESPN World Fame top 100.

The ESPN World Fame 100 is our annual attempt to create a ranking, through statistical analysis, of the 100 most famous athletes on the planet. Here, we answer the five burning questions about the methodology behind our list of the 100 most famous athletes.