Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first celebrity to surpass 300 million followers on Instagram
Although Portuguese star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has been well known for his athletic achievements, but his latest achievements are not in the field of sports. In fact, star footballer becomes the only person on Instagram with having more than 300 million followers. The record was achieved after Portugal defeated Hungary with 3-0 in the match of the European championship. Moreover, he made his 5th appearance at the quadrennial event, which is also a record for any player around the world. Meanwhile, he is only behind the official account of Instagram itself with a total number of 397 million followers. The star footballer and social media influencer have now more than 300 million followers alongside over 3000 Instagram posts. The Portuguese striker is a long way ahead of second-placed Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson with 246 million followers on the photo-blogging app. Not only this, but the most followed celebrity is also almost 81 million followers ahead of its on-field rival Lionel Messi.
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To recall, Lionel Messi has over 219m followers on its official account of Instagram and has been listed 7th on the table of most followed personalities on image sharing applications. In January 2020, the Juventus star attacker celebrated his 200 million followers on Instagram. However, the most famous personality right now on the earth has not posted its achievement on the social networking app yet. Therefore, you can see the celebrated post of him in the upcoming days or week. According to the sources, due to his busy schedule, he is unable to pay attention to his social media accounts. But there’s a chance that he could celebrate his feat with some unusual style. On the contrary, his followers, fans, and friends have already started celebrating his achievement in their own unique style on several social media sites and applications.
Notably, the G.O.A.T of football has crossed 300m followers just after he became the 2nd footballer in the history of football to score 106 international goals followed by 109 international goals of Iran’s Ali Daei. Whether it is Manchester United, Real Madrid or his current football club Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo has achieved many records on the field. But from now, he has been living in the hearts of more than 300m people around the world that are using Instagram. The main reason behind his success on the field and off the field is his attitude towards his fans and even critics. For instance, if anybody knows about football, the name of Cristiano Ronaldo will definitely come to his/her mind. From this example, you can know the influence of the most liked person on the internet.
Ronaldo’s earnings from Instagram:
As per the reports, the star footballer has earned more money from Instagram than his football professional career. According to the official reports, the 36 years old celebrity had earned almost $50.3 million from March 2019 to March 2020. This earning was much more than his actual salary from his current club of Juventus. The main source of his earning came through the sponsored posts on his Instagram profile. Interestingly, the earnings of Cristiano Ronaldo from Instagram were way ahead of the world’s biggest Instagram influencer and celebrity Kylie Jenner.