CRISTIANO RONALDO has become the first sport star, footballer and MAN to reach 100million followers on Instagram.
He reached the milestone in the same week as scoring a stunning hat-trick for Real Madrid in their 3-0 Champions League win over city rivals Atletico.
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It was the 47th treble of the Portuguese forward’s career, as arguably the best footballer on the planet, explaining his huge following.
The 32-year-old only trails behind pop stars Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez – as well as Instagram’s own account.
He romps ahead of other well-followed stars from popular culture such as all the Kardashians and Jenners, singers Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry – and wildlife channel National Geographic.
The closest sport star and footballer is Barcelona and Brazil forward Neymar with 74m, while rival for best player in the world Lionel Messi has just 71m by comparison.
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His club Real Madrid are the second most followed sports team on the planet with 49m – behind Messi’s Barcelona on 50m.
In terms of #content, Ronaldo posts pictures of him on the pitch or in training – and also in the gym, working out and pumping iron.
But away from fitness and sport, modelling shots often with little clothing are prevalent, as are corporate pictures of his hotels and other things he sponsors.
Cars are a big passion of the world”s highest-paid athlete with a net worth of almost £70m, posting pictures with Bugatti Veyrons and other flash motors – or on private jets.
But the most popular ones which often get millions of likes are cute pictures of him and his son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.