Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo became the first person in history to reach 400 million followers on Instagram. CR7 reached this massive milestone on February 6, 2022, just after his 37th birthday on February 5. Cristiano Ronaldo also became the most person on Instagram the previous year in September 2021, when the legendary footballer reached 230 million followers, and in a span of six months, the Man United striker has covered a total of 170 million followers to reach the present position.
Cristiano Ronaldo on Instagram
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has 3242 posts on Instagram, and he personally follows 501 accounts. The legend generally posts his pictures along with his family. Apart from these, Ronaldo also likes to post pictures of himself and his training and the pictures of games he has played in. Besides, he has also been active with brand advertisements on his account. Ronaldo’s latest post on Instagram is with his partner Georgina Rodriguez, celebrating his 37th birthday.
A sudden increase in followers
Cristiano Ronaldo has been the most followed person on Instagram for a long, and there isn’t any doubt about his popularity. But also it is a fact that CR7 has experienced a sudden increase in his followers’ numbers particularly when he left Juventus and returned to Manchester United.
Returning to his former club from where he started his football journey to becoming a legend has attracted many football fans around the world, which eventually resulted in his covering of 170 million followers within a span of 6 months.
At present, Manchester United is contending for a top-four finish at the English Premier League, and Cristiano Ronaldo has been contributing to that as per his ability. He has become 37, but still going at a phenomenal form, which will also attract more followers in the near future.