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Top 7 Most Followed Footballers On Social Media

Social media plays a big role in our daily lives in today's globe. People, even our beloved players, spend the majority of their days plugged into the internet. Almost every athlete today is on those platforms where they offer morsels from their personal life in order to give their fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at their lives. Players nowadays have a large following, and the more well-known a footballer is, the more fans he has. We look at the most popular footballers in this article.

7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

He is regarded as one of the best attackers and most adored footballers of all time, having established himself with various European teams and winning over 31 titles. On Instagram, Zlatan has over 79 million followers.

6. Sergio Ramos

He is one of Spain's top defenders, having won practically every award available to a player save the Olympic Games. The central defender, who joined Paris St. Germain in 2021, holds the record for being one of the most booked players in football history. Aside from his on-field abilities, he has a huge social media following, with over 38 million Instagram followers and over 83 million followers across all social media platforms.

5. Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale's career has been marred by injuries that have forced him to miss a number of games, but there is no denying that when he is on form, he can wreck havoc on the pitch. Real Madrid signed him for a world-record sum of £86 million in 2013. The Welshman's all-time leading scorer has not been a popular character at the Santiago Bernabeu, but he has been instrumental in their success. With about 88.6 million followers across the major social media sites, the Welsh wizard is the fifth most followed footballer on the planet. His earnings per sponsored article are also impressive, averaging $185,000 each piece.

4. James Rodriguez

His performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup catapulted him into the spotlight, resulting in a surge in his social media following. He is a capable player with excellent technical abilities. His Instagram following is currently at 47 million, with over 96 million when combined with Facebook and Twitter.

3. Lionel Messi

Many believe Lionel Messi to be the greatest player of all time, but he is far from the social media king, behind Cristiano Ronaldo by nearly 265 million followers. Messi is a quiet, reserved individual. He's not a big fan of being in the spotlight.

2. Neymar Junior

Brazil is home to more than 200 million people. Barcelona is one of the world's most prestigious football clubs. The number of people who support Paris Saint-Germain is increasing. It's a winning combination for a large social media following. Neymar has more Instagram followers than Katy Perry and Taylor Swift combined, with over 254 million followers.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

How can Messi's arch-rival be far behind now that he's entered the list? In today's sport, Cristiano Ronaldo is more than a name; he's a brand. With his record-breaking heroics, the Portuguese Euro Cup winner has engraved his name into the annals of football. In his career, he has won 29 major trophies and is Portugal's top scorer. He also holds the record for the most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League. Portugal's first major international trophy came thanks to his efforts at the UEFA Euro Cup 2016. With 465 m million followers on social Media, Ronaldo is the most popular footballer on the planet. Making an incredible $975,000 on Instagram by simply sharing his tales demonstrates his popularity as a sportsman.

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