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Top 10 athletes ranked by web presence

5/22/2012
Less than half of the web's 10 most influential athletes are American. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

It might surprise you which athletes are making the biggest impact on the Internet.

The people at PeekYou, a website that scores everyone with a Facebook, Twitter or blog -- so yes, probably even you -- based on an algorithm combining each person's following and activity put together a list of the ten most-influential sports figures in the world.

Less than half of the top-ten list is America. There are no NFL players. No baseball players. And there's one athlete on this list you may have never heard of. Click the jump to see the list.

The top ten, in reverse order: