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Cristiano Ronaldo hits 600M followers

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the most followed person on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks records

Legendary footballer Cristiano Ronaldo just hit 600 million followers on Instagram, a feat nobody before him was able to manage. This makes him the most followed person on the social media application.

Ronaldo is the number 1 most followed person on Instagram, surpassing the likes of Selena Gomez and the Kardashians. The second most followed person on Instagram is Ronaldo’s long-time football rival, Lionel Messi.

Messi has 482 million followers on the social media application. In this case, Ronaldo surpasses his counterpart by 118 million followers.

However, Messi takes the cake in terms of the most-liked post on Instagram. After Argentina won the FIFA World Cup in 2022, Messi’s post that celebrates the win accumulated 75.7 million likes.

Ronaldo remains one of the most athletically talented football players in the world. He has won five Ballon d’Or awards. He is also the all-time leading scorer for Portugal and Real Madrid.

Both Messi and Ronaldo are two exceptional athletes who have captured the world’s attention with their impressive engagement on social media, particularly during significant events such as Ronaldo’s announcement about his twins or his move to Saudi Arabia.

The two footballers recently combined their forces in an advert for Louis Vuitton prior to the FIFA World Cup, which got a combined 74 million likes. A large majority of the top 10 most-liked posts on Instagram have been posted either by Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

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