In Photos! See the Top Ten most followed footballers on Instagram
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed footballer on Instagram, it has been revealed. The Real Madrid star alongside Neymar & Lionel Messi make up football’s most followed stars on Instagram.
Ronaldo and Messi, football’s greatest rivals in the last decade usually put up pictures of their sons, family and training regime, with the Portugal captain also not shy when it comes to posting his several merchandise and endorsement deals on the app.
Ronaldo’s most liked Instagram picture to date is a photo of the pair striking matching poses as they tensed their muscles wearing nothing but towels.
The photo, which quickly earned almost two million likes on the social media site, was captioned ‘Like Dad like son’.
Here is the top ten list;
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 39.4 million followers
2. Neymar – 36.5 million followers
3. Messi – 30.5 million followers
4. James Rodriguez – 16.7 million followers
5. Gareth Bale -11.4 million followers
6. David Luiz – 11 million followers
7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 10 million followers
8. Ronaldinho – 8.7 million followers
9. Karim Benzema – 8.3 million followers
10. Thiago Silva – 8 million followers