Portuguese football icon Cristiano Ronaldo has amassed 500 million followers on the social media platform, Instagram.
MDB confirmed this on Monday, November 21.
The renowned football superstar has become the most followed person in the world following his latest feet.
Ronaldo’s recent achievement is coming after he shared a photo of himself and Argentine legend, Lionel Messi on Instagram. The picture which appeared on the Instagram accounts of the two most popular footballer talents in modern history has amassed almost 70 million likes on their collective accounts.
See the photo below.
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His long-time rival Messi remains the second-most followed person in the world with 376M. The two iconic footballers are the only athletes in the top 10 of the most followed people on Instagram.
Here is a photo of Ronaldo’s Instagram account.
Ronaldo’s Controversial Interview With Piers Morgan
The Portugal superstar made headlines for the wrong reasons the whole of last week, after he appeared in a surprise interview with Piers Morgan where he directed jibes at the Manchester United’s owners, manager Erik ten Hag, and club legend Wayne Rooney.
Man United are expected to fire Ronaldo after the bombshell interview and released a statement late last week, saying they’ve initiated a process of responding to the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. He is expected to play in his fifth World Cup tournament with Portugal later this month.