Cristiano Ronaldo Makes ANOTHER Record! This time on Instagram

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo makes history on Instagram. Become the first person to reach 400 million followers on the platform

Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record, this time off the football pitch! Ronaldo, also known as CR7, is the first person on Instagram to reach 400 million followers. In September 2021, the 37-year-old Portuguese striker became the most followed person on Instagram after reaching 237 million followers. In just about 5 months, he has amassed nearly 163 million followers making history. The timing of the record was also interesting as Ronaldo reached the milestone a day after his 37th birthday, on February 5.

Cristiano Ronaldo creates Instagram history

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner joined Instagram in October 2012. With his popularity spreading both on and off the football field, Ronaldo quickly gained a large following on the platform. In September 2021, he made history by becoming the most followed personality on Instagram, leaving Kylie Jenner and Dwayne Johnson behind. Ronaldo is keeping up with his popularity and is now alone on the coveted milestone of 400 million followers.

Reaching the Instagram milestone has also helped him receive some notable accolades along the way. In October 2021, his Instagram post about him and his partner Georgiana Rodriguez announcing they were expecting twins became the second most liked post in Instagram history with over 32 million likes. It’s second only to the world record egg post that was created as a joke to see if people would make a photo of an egg the most liked post on Instagram.

According to a report by The Guardian, Ronaldo is also the highest endorsement fee charged by celebrities on Instagram, with the footballer ordering a whopping $1.6 million (Rs. 11.9 Cr.) to promote a product on the platform. . Currently, Ronaldo has 3,242 posts on Instagram and only follows 501 accounts.

After Ronaldo, who is in first position, the second position in Instagram most followed list is taken by Kylie Jenner who has 309 million followers. In third place is his rival Leonel Messi with 306 million followers. Selena Gomez and Dwayne Johnson occupy the fourth and fifth position with 295 million followers each.

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