DALLAS, TX - APRIL 26: Jordan Spieth, winner of the 2015 Masters Tournament wears his green jacket while cheering the crowd on during Game Four of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 26, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Jordan Spieth named as one of world’s most marketable athletes

Posted May 21st, 2015

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DALLAS, TX - APRIL 26:  Jordan Spieth, winner of the 2015 Masters Tournament wears his green jacket while cheering the crowd on during Game Four of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 26, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Jordan Spieth, winner of the 2015 Masters Tournament wears his green jacket while cheering the crowd on during Game Four of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 26, 2015 in Dallas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Former Texas Longhorn star Jordan Spieth has been named as the third most marketable athlete in the world.

Sports Pro Magazine came up with the list. CNN.com analyzed some of the data here. CNN said the rankings were based, in part, on the Celebrity Davie-Brown Index, which “measures consumer perceptions” of more than 5,600 celebrities around the world.

The two athletes who were ahead of Spieth, this year’s winner of the Masters:

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Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 03:  Eugenie Bouchard of Canada serves against  Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic in their first round  match during day two of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica  on May 3, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN – MAY 03: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada serves against Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic in their first round match during day two of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 3, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

and Brazilian soccer star Neymar.

during the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final match between FC Bayern Muenchen and FC Barcelona at the Allianz Arena on May 12, 2015 in Munich, Germany.  
during the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final match between FC Bayern Muenchen and FC Barcelona at the Allianz Arena on May 12, 2015 in Munich, Germany.

Rounding out the top five were soccer great David Beckham

during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015 in London, England.
during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015 in London, England.

and tennis great Roger Federer.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 20:  Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during a practice session at Roland Garros on May 20, 2015 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 20: Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during a practice session at Roland Garros on May 20, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

 

 

 

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