The Most Popular Football Players On Instagram

Football, also known as soccer in some countries, has become a global phenomenon. There are millions of fans tuning in to watch their favorite teams and players compete. Along with their on-field success, many football players have also become superstars on social media, where they connect with fans and showcase their lives both on and off the pitch. With millions of followers on platforms like Instagram, these players have become household names, inspiring countless fans with their talent, dedication, and charisma. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some of the most popular football players on Instagram, exploring their impact on the sport and the world of social media.

Cristiano Ronaldo


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He is the most followed player in this list. The Portuguese player who recently joined Al-Nassr from Saudi Arabia has 545 million followers. Will he reach 600 million by the end of this year?

Leo Messi


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The PSG player that changed football and who many consider to be main competition to Ronaldo in the all time race of GOAT has 427 million followers on Instagram.

Neymar Jr.


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Another PSG player in the list. Brazilian has the outstanding numbers when it comes to followers. Some would say, it is better achievement than he accomplished in football career. He has 203 million followers in Instagram. In his profile, you can see the images from parties, training sessions and expensive vehicles.

Kylian Mbappé


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Third player from the list from PSG. This young man has all what it takes to surpass the above three players.  Currently, he has 97.2 million followers. However, if continues to play as he is playing now, he is threatening to surpass both Ronaldo and Messi with both numbers, of and on the pitch.

Mohamed Salah


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With 56.5 million followers on Instagram, Salah is in our position number 5. This Liverpool player had some really astonishing seasons behind him. He won European Champions League and English Premier league with Liverpool. His fan base is mainly from Egypt but this can not diminish his success.

Sergio Ramos


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Another player from PSG. One would think that PSG are the new Galacticos. Sergio Ramos is another popular player on Instagram. He is just few thousands behind Mo Salah. He is currently on 56.1 million followers.

Paulo Dybala


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Roma player and Argentinian international has 54.4 million followers on Instagram. His career would be much better if only the injuries skipped him. Nevertheless, this did not prevent him to be one of the most popular football players on this social media.

James Rodriguez


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It might seem that his career is going down. He player for Porto, Monaco, Real Madrid and Everton and currently he plays for Olympiacos from Greece. However, he popularity is not going down since he is seventh on the list of most popular football players on Instagram with 50.4 million followers.

Robert Lewandowski


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In the eighth position in our list is the Polish football player. Currently defending the colors of Barcelona. This 34 year old player has 32.6 million followers which was enough to find his spot on this list. Having very successful career behind him, this is just a bonus for his hard work.

Kevin De Bruyne


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Last but not the least in our list is Kevin De Bruyne. The Manchester City’s “The Ginger Pele” as some call him, has 20.1 million followers on Instagram. Enough to be in this list of most popular football players on Instagram.

Football players have become some of the biggest influencers on social media, with millions of fans following their every move. Through their captivating on-field performances and engaging off-field personalities, these players have captured the hearts and imaginations of fans across the world. Whether they’re showcasing their skills, sharing behind-the-scenes moments, or connecting with their supporters, these players have cemented their place in the pantheon of sports legends, both on and off the pitch. In a world where social media plays an increasingly important role in our lives, it’s clear that football players will continue to dominate as some of the most popular figures on the platform for years to come.