There is no such game that is popular more than or equal to Soccer. When it comes to popularity, we have to admit that soccer is the winner, hands down. The viewership of a football match is sometimes even greater than a box office opening of a movie. And this is the reason why soccer players are also worshipped like gods. Soccer or football is an amazing team game that requires a lot of energy and lower body strength. Athletes get popular because of some vital reasons. First of all, they look amazingly hot and dashingly good. The second factor is that they are regular on social media and thus more and more fans are able to connect to them instantly. Here are the Top 10 Most Followed Footballers on Instagram.
Top 10 Most Followed Footballers on Instagram in 2019
Nowadays, social media platforms like Twitter as well as Instagram have brought celebs closer to their fan-following crowd. Now fans can directly message them and send them good wishes through these social media platforms easily. With increasing followers every single day, it is impossible to account for every little change. As of right now, these are the most popular soccer players on Instagram. Let’s check them out.
10. Thiago Silva
Total number of Instagram followers: 15.3 Million
At number 10 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram, we have Thiago Silva. This Brazilian footballer deserves this many followers for he is so cute. His handsome yet cute face has won millions of hearts and to be precise 15.3 million. And, 2019 will bring him more than 16 million followers for sure. He plays as a central defender for his team Paris Saint Germain and also for the Brazilian national team. Thiago Emiliano da Silva is right now 34 years old.
9. David Luiz
Total number of Instagram followers: 18.9 Million
At number 9 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram in 2019, we have David Luiz. He plays for Chelsea as well as the Brazil National Team. His Primary role is of a central defender. His curly hair and awesome attitude is the reason for his popularity.
8. Karim Benzema
Total number of Instagram followers: 28.2 Million
At number 8 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram. Another handsome player, Karim Mostafa Benzema is on this list who is 31 years old as well. He was born on 19th December in the year of 1987 in Lyon, France. Karim plays as a striker in his team, Real Madrid. He also plays for the France International Team.
Benzema is often been regarded as an “immensely talented striker” who is “strong and powerful” and “a potent finisher from inside the box”. And maybe this is why he has such a huge fan following.
7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Total number of Instagram followers: 36.7 Million
He is one of the top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram in 2019. This Swedish player, who is considered the god of soccer by some people had managed to gain over 36 million followers. And, that feat makes him one of the most popular soccer player on social media. Besides, he now also holds his place among the strongest footballers in the world.
6. Gareth Bale
Total number of Instagram followers: 40 Million
At number 6 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram, we have Gareth Bale. He is among the list of good looking footballers as well and he deserves to be there. Gareth Bale is the definition of class. Never in the history of football, has there been a classy player like him. This 29-year-old footballer currently plays for Real Madrid as well as wales National Team. Gareth Frank Bale deserves more followers.
5. James Rodriguez
Total number of Instagram followers: 41.5 Million
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At number 5 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram, we have James Rodriguez. His skills and talent have fetched him almost 42 million followers. Within next year, this should increase to at least 45 million if not more. He is popular and he knows how to maintain that status. James David Rodríguez Rubio is a prized possession of the Bayern Munich team.
Total number of Instagram followers: 45.9 Million
At number 4 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram. Ronaldo de Assis Moreira is also one of the most popular athletes on Social Media. He hails from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, which is situated in Brazil. He played as an attacking midfielder as well as a forward. Ronaldinho is almost reaching 46 million followers on Instagram due to his popularity. He has a height of 1.81 m and has a huge fan following on every social media platform.
Total number of Instagram followers: 120.7 Million
At number 3 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram, we have Neymar. He is an influential footballer and is hugely famous on Instagram. He is quite regular with his updates and posts all the before and after game stories along with some other awesome things that fans love to see. His life updates can be easily be followed in his Instagram feed.
2. Lionel Messi
Total number of Instagram followers: 122 Million
At number 2 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram in 2019, we have Lionel Messi. He is repeatedly regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. While there is an awesome and healthy competition between Cristiano Ronaldo and him. It never hurts to see that this player has almost exceeded 122 million followers! That is pretty insane.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Total number of Instagram followers: 171.1 Million
At number 1 in this list of top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram in 2019, we have Cristiano Ronaldo. It is not shocking news that this athlete has the most followers here. Besides, he has over 100 million followers on Facebook. He took the shortest time to reach 100 million followers on Instagram. Girls all over the world just swoon over his amazing body and good looks. This might also be the reason for his Instagram fame. Let’s be honest, the person who has over 100 million fans on Facebook must also have an equally greater number of fans on other social media as well.
The number of followers may increase as well as decrease. But we only hope for the positive to happen. These are the top 10 most followed footballers on Instagram and their followers are increasing by the day. If you are not following them, you need to click that follow button right now. Instagram is a great platform to see or view behind the scenes or backstage stories of favorite celebs. Give it a try! And as usual if you have any queries or requests, leave them in the comment box below and we will tend to it as soon as possible.