Sachin has so many fans throughout the world. Sachins fans often say Cricket is my religion and Sachin Tendulkar is my God. Sachin is so famous in Mumbai that he often has to wear a wig and he only watches movies at night. Sachin is the only cricketer to receive the Rajiv Gandi Khel Ratna, Indias highest sporting honour. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India in 2008. Sachin is the most sponsored player in world cricket. His sponsors include Adidas, Nike, BAS, MRF, Pepsi, Airtel, Canon, the National Egg Coordination Committee, Boost, Fiat Palio, ESPN Star Sports, and Visa.
Sir Donald Bradman said of Tendulkar, "I asked my wife to come and look at him. I never saw myself play, but I feel that this fellow is playing much the same as I used to play. She looked at him and said 'Yes, there is a similarity between the two'. To me, it's his compactness, his technique, his stroke production, it all seemed to gel as far as I am concerned." There can be no higher