Cristiano Ronaldo continues to break one record after the other and no matter the controversy that he finds himself in, at the end of the day, the ripples are being made in the brightest of liveries. Out of all the records that he has piled up, the latest one was that of crossing 500 million followers on Instagram.
The Portuguese skipper became the first human being on the face of the planet to cross the 500 million follower and the congratulatory messages were all over the internet as his fan base continues to grow. Ronaldo has double the followers of Indian cricket captain, Virat Kohli whole the closest person on the list is Lionel Messi with 376 million followers.
Television personality, Kylie Jenner is in the third spot of the followers’ index with 372 million followers while Selena Gomez and Dwayne Johnson are in the fourth and fifth position respectively. Virat has 224 million followers on Instagram and continues to grow.
On Saturday, both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi posed together across a chessboard and the snap went viral immediately and the number of likes and comments kept on pouring in. Ronaldo’s post alone on his social media feed has gathered more than 35 million imprints.
Talking at the press conference about his latest episode of controversy at the Manchester United, Ronaldo said, “I have no doubt that this recent episode, that interview, and other episodes with other players that happen sometimes, can sometimes shake the player but won’t shake the team.”
Here is what Twitter had to say about the social-media following of Cristiano Ronaldo
Twitter lit up in flames as their icon was reigning supreme across the photographic platform, as his iconic fandom keeps on fanning still. There were countless posts about Cristiano Ronaldo crossing the hallowed milestone and as his World Cup campaign awaits him at Qatar. At 38, this can very well his last World Cup.
Ronaldo Hits 500 Milion Followers On Instagram
Famous footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has garnered over 500 million followers on Instagram making him the first to hit this milestone on the platform.
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— THE OVA-MEDIA (@theovamediaBA) November 21, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first human to reach 500M followers on Instagram.#RadullKE pic.twitter.com/wdzREdPA3BAdvertisement
— Carol Radull (@CarolRadull) November 21, 2022
Unbelievable… @Cristiano just hit 500 MILLION followers on Instagram! pic.twitter.com/9yXRPlQ5KfAdvertisement
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) November 21, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo: 500M followers.
Manchester United: 61M followers.
*Champions League trophies*
Cristiano Ronaldo: 5
Manchester United: 3Advertisement
— Ugwunna Ejikem 🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹 (@UgwunnaEjikem) November 21, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo has just crossed 500 million followers on Instagram. The most followed person on Instagram in the world. #CR7𓃵
— Ihtisham Ul Haq (@iihtishamm) November 21, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo has reached 500 million followers on Instagram!!! pic.twitter.com/ylWDDVrBq9
— Frank Khalid (@FrankKhalidUK) November 21, 2022
BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first person to reach 500m followers on Instagram, 124m more than his nearest rival in 2nd place… Lionel Messi. Congrats @Cristiano pic.twitter.com/xmftxoHgFF
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) November 21, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo is the first person in history to hit 500M followers on Instagram 📈 pic.twitter.com/iFLCdMKttx
— B/R Football (@brfootball) November 21, 2022
World population is 700 millions and 500 million of them follow Cristiano Ronaldo on Instagram. GOAT pic.twitter.com/ht54sXvHNt
— J. (@TotalKroos) November 20, 2022