Footballers are paid not only to play football, but also to be celebrities. Brands pay celebrities for sponsored posts to promote their products to their millions of devoted followers all around the world. What an incredible time to be alive. Thus, here's the list of five Premier League players that generate profit from Instagram.
Varane was brought to the Premier League for a cost of £34 million by the Red Devils. On Instagram, the Manchester United defender has been seen endorsing Braun products. For one promotional post on his Instagram feed, he gets over £73,000 pounds.
4. Thiago Silva - £77,000
On Instagram, the Chelsea legend has a total of 18.2 million followers. His Instagram profile is primarily dedicated to his training sessions with Brazil and Chelsea, with pictures about his family being few and far between. Silva presents himself in a very genuine and open manner. Every commercial post that the Premier League star puts on pays him £77,000. He is frequently seen in promotions for Nike and Nissan, two famous brands he promotes.
3. Mohamed Salah - £187,000
The Liverpool forward has a 44.2 million Instagram followers, and there's no doubt that if he weren't a footballer, he'd be a great fitness guru. He frequently posts about his workouts and how he spends time off the field with his Liverpool teammates. Salah has endorsement deals with well-known businesses including as Adidas, Mobil, and Pepsi, and can be seen endorsing them in advertisements. For a single promotional post, the Premier League star is paid a whopping £187,000.
2. Paul Pogba - £208,000
From a single promotional post, Pogba makes a stunning £208,000. He has always been regarded as a fashion icon. The French midfielder has always been the focus of attention for his displays on and off the pitch, and he has never been hesitant about experimenting with his hair. Pespi, TCL, and Adidas are three famous corporations that employ Pogba as their face. However, the Premier League midfielder has always given generously to charity and has his own Pogba Foundation, which he founded in 2017.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo - £1.5 million
This year, the former Real Madrid player made a remarkable return to the Premier League, breaking social media records in the process. Manchester United got a million new Instagram followers shortly after announcing his move. 7EGEND is the name of the Premier League superstar's own brand. All of this enables him to earn an incredible £1.5 million from a single Instagram advertising post. This is seven times the amount of his closest Premier League rival.
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