7 Rolex Watches Worn by World’s Most Popular Athletes
Seeing your idol winning the game with a trophy raised by their hands and a smile on their faces are a few of the reasons why their fans feel proud of them. It is even more admirable when we see them on their jersey and shoes, either shooting the ball, running for home or scoring a goal. At the time of presscon or awarding, they even look more dashing with their suits and wristwatch that makes them so powerful and confident. Here, let us take a look at one of the most well-liked wristwatches used by popular athletes in the world, the Rolex, a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Patrick Mahomes (Rolex Yacht-Master 40)
The 25-year-old American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of National Football League (NFL) and the Superbowl LIV 2020 MVP was spotted wearing a $47,000 Rolex on the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade.
Patrick Mahomes was seen wearing an Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40 in 18 ct Everose gold with an Oysterflex bracelet. This model features an intense black dial and a Bidirectional rotatable 60-minute graduated bezel with matt black Cerachrom insert in ceramic, polished raised numerals, and graduations.
Tiger Woods (Rolex Sea-Dweller)
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods was seen wearing a Rolex Sea-Dweller on his interview after finishing his second round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 15, 2018, in Southampton, New York.
The watch worn by the richest active golfer on the planet is in Oystersteel with a black ceramic bezel and an Oyster bracelet that features a distinctive black dial and large luminescent hour markers. It is waterproof to a depth of 4,000 feet (1,220 meters) with a unidirectional 60-minute rotatable bezel and is amongst the ultra-resistant divers’ watches engineered by Rolex for deep-sea exploration.
Roger Federer ( Rolex GMT-Master II)
One of the best-known Rolex ambassadors, Roger Federer, is a Swiss professional tennis player and is ranked No. 5 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals. While kissing the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy, he was wearing Rolex GMT-Master II, which is nicknamed the Batman because of its black dial and a blue and black Cerachrom bezel. The model was designed to show the time in two different time zones simultaneously during intercontinental flights and known for its robustness and versatile appearance
The photo was taken after Federer winning the Men’s Final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain on day 14 of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2017, in Melbourne, Australia. While the watch he is wearing was probably provided for him by Rolex, Federer would not have much of an issue buying it since he was reportedly the first billionaire in tennis in 2020.
Phil Mickelson (Rolex Yacht-Master 40)
A 50-year-old American golfer, Philip Alfred Mickelson, was proudly flexing his Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40 in 18 ct Everose gold with an Oysterflex bracelet. This model features an intense black dial and a Bidirectional rotatable 60-minute graduated bezel with matte black Cerachrom insert in ceramic, polished raised numerals, and graduations.
Mickelson is one of 12 players in the history of golf to win three of the four majors. He was also holding a sponsorship deal with Rolex.
Conor McGregor (Rolex Sky-Dweller)
As known for being the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA, as well as his extravagant lifestyle, it is no wonder the Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer can display all the expensive designer brands in the world. On his Instagram post, you can see him wearing a yellow gold Rolex Sky-Dweller on a brown alligator strap. Athletes
The model Conor McGregor was wearing presents a new 18 ct yellow gold version of its Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller, fitted with an Oysterflex bracelet. The watch is the first in the Classic category to include this innovative bracelet made of high-performance elastomer. It also features a bright black, sunray-finish dial with hands and hour markers in 18 ct yellow gold. The light reflections on the case sides and lugs highlight the refined profile of the 42 mm Oyster case.
Cristiano Ronaldo (GMT Master Ice)
The powerful forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal National Team Cristiano Ronaldo, made an appearance at the 14th Dubai International Sports Conference. Wearing his casual suit and t-shirt fused with Rolex’s GMT Master Ice, which had a ritzy retail price tag of $485,350 when it was first released. Athletes
The model worn by the famous soccer player features 18 ct white gold and nearly 30 Carats of brilliantly cut diamonds that cover almost every part of the watch and features an 18 ct white gold case that is 13 mm thick. This Oyster case, which uses a screw-down Triplock winding crown and a screw-down case back, can withstand water pressure up to 100 meters (330 feet).
Being one of the biggest sports stars on the planet, wearing the most timeless and extravagant masterpieces is not a big thing. Rolex GMT Master Ice is the most expensive watch Rolex has ever produced, and it is a perfect fusion of both extravagant luxury and technological innovation. Athletes
Lebron James (41 mm Rolex Day-Date II)
The four-time NBA Champion, four-time NBA Finals MVP, and four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, Lebron James, has been a brand ambassador for impressive and luxury watches. The current Los Angeles Lakers player, however, was seen to wear few Rolex watches on rotation. One of those times was during the Cleveland Cavalier’s 2015 NBA Championship Parade. He was spotted wearing the 41 mm Rolex Day-Date II, which was in 18k yellow gold with a fluted bezel, black dial, and Roman numerals. Athletes
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