Man United’s Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first person in the world to reach 400 million followers on Instagram

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the first person in the world to reach 400 million followers on Instagram.

The 37-year-old became the first person to reach 200 million followers in January 2020 and has now seen that figure double in just over two years.

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Ronaldo’s posts are mostly about family, football, and the occasional promotion of his label, CR7.

The Portuguese international is second only to the official Instagram handle which has 469 million followers as of 7 February.

That account has over 6,600 posts covering a range of topics and the latest updates from the Instagram Team.

Ronaldo celebrated his 37th birthday on Saturday and posted a photograph that received nearly 14 million likes.

The five-time Ballon d’Or thanked his fans for their best wishes and wrote: “Life is a roller coaster. Hard work, high speed, urgent goals, demanding expectations.

“But in the end, it all comes down to family, love, honesty, friendship, values ​​that are worth it. Thanks for all the messages! 37 and beyond!”

The former Real Madrid striker was honored at the FIFA The Best Awards last month after becoming the best men’s goalscorer in FIFA competition history with 115 goals.

Lionel Messi is the second footballer on Instagram’s most followed list and recently celebrated with 300 million followers.

The Paris Saint-Germain forward and Argentina captain is third on the list of the top 10 most followed people.

The 10 most followed people on Instagram:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portuguese national team player and Manchester United player – 400 million followers).

2. Kylie Jenner (American model, entrepreneur – 309 million followers).

3. Lionel Messi (Argentine player and PSG – 306 million followers).

4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (actor – 295 million followers).

5. Selena Gomez (American singer and actress – 295 million followers).

6. Ariana Grande (American singer and actress – 294 million followers).

7. Kim Kardashian (American model, entrepreneur – 284 million followers).

8. Beyonce Knowles (American singer – 237 million followers).

9. Justin Bieber (American singer – 219 million followers).

10. Khloe Kardashian (American model, entrepreneur – 219 million followers).