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Most Followed Sportspersons On Instagram

2016-12-14

Social networking sites have always managed to bring people together and have connected people from all across the globe. Of the various social platforms, Instagram is one growing networking sites which has created an impact on many. It’s being admired by all, be it the common masses or celebrities.

Even sports people have a strong presence on Instagram with millions of followers. And these sportspersons too take part actively by sharing regular posts, photos and various other updates which their fans look up to.

Let’s have a look at some of the most followed sportspersons on Instagram, see if you have been following one of them.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Who doesn’t know him? He is enjoying over 38.5million followers and is believed to be most followed footballer in the world. This Portuguese forward who’s also a Real Madrid talisman is said to have seen around 76% increases in his follower count. He not only enjoys a great following on field but off field too he is amazing.

Neymar

This Brazilian player has a total following of 36.1million, and he has seen an increase of 67 percent over the past year. He is even piped against Lionel Messi to the silver medal. It is notable that he had carried his country’s 2015 World Cup with grace.

Lionel Messi

The all time favorite, Lionel Messi enjoys 29.8million followers. There is no doubt over the fact that he is a great footballer, and the same can be witnessed both on and off field. He enjoyed 73% increase in his following in the year 2015.

David Beckham

He has a total following of 16million, and this Manchester United star became an active member of Instagram in 2015, and within a year he has seen massive growth in his following.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

This Sweden player has a following of 9.8 million and his popularity on Instagram saw an increase by 83 percent over the past one year. He is a striker who had helped PSG to Ligue 1 splendor and enthused Sweden to a Euro 2016 play-off win over rivals Denmark. His following indeed speaks for his fandom.

The Rock

Then we have the mighty, Rock, which proves that football is not the only dominating sport on Instagram. He has over 14.7 million, and apart from wrestling, his celebrity status in Hollywood films too have helped him make a mark on the social networking platform,

Floyd Mayweather

The boxing lovers across the globe would surely know Floyd and his massive Insta presence. He has over 7.1 million followers who are always keen to know of his whereabouts. And he too obliges them by posting all the latest stuff.

Thiago Silva

Looks like we absolutely can’t do without Footabll, this sport is completely ruling Instagram and maximum sportspersons which are followed the most happen to be soccer players. Silva is another who enjoys 5.1 million followers. He is not only a great player on field but is an equally great social media enthusiast. His posts are very regular, and he certainly knows how to keep his followers happy and connected.

If you are a sports lover, don’t forget to follow one of these legend players!

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