Cristiano Ronaldo continues to win on and off the pitch. It is just three days into the new year and Portuguese international has reached a new height, this time off the pitch.
Ronaldo beat his arch-rival, Lionel Messi to the Player of the Century and the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, he has once again toppled him as he becomes the first person to reach 250million followers on popular photo-sharing app, Instagram. Lionel Messi has 174 million. While Brazil’s Neymar has 144 million followers.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s tribute post on the late football legend, Diego Maradona on his Instagram page had the most likes last year with 19.7 million likes.
He’s one of the most active footballers on Instagram as he often shares photo of himself, his girlfriend, kids as well as his family members on his page.
He also runs adverts for multinational brands and according to Forbes magazine, the Juventus superstar earns about $1m per advert post on his page.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed person on Facebook with 122 million followers and the most followed athlete on Twitter with over 86 million followers.
No doubt, he is one of the most revered figures in the world and achievement like this adds more fuel to the ever-burning fire of argument on who is the greatest ever? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi?