Cristiano Ronaldo reaches record 251m Instagram followers

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches record 250m Instagram followers

Juventus and Portuguese player, Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first person to reach 250 million followers on Instagram.

Second, on the list is singer Ariana Grande (214 million) and former wrestler turned Hollywood actor, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (209 million).

According to RT, Ronaldo has more Instagram followers than all the English Premier League clubs which have 159 million followers combined.

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Only the Instagram platform which has 382 million followers surpasses the 35-year-old.

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Ronaldo estimated earning per paid post last year was $47.8 million.

The majority of his post on his page are usually pictures of him training with his club Juventus and nation, showing off his physique, or celebrating his family.

He was recently named the Player of the Century 2001-2020 at the Globe Soccer Awards which held on December 27, 2020, at the gala night held in Dubai just days after he was presented with the Golden Foot Award.

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The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored twice for his side in their 4-1 victory over Udinese.