Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the most powerful footballer on Instagram who will feature at this year’s World Cup. The MUFC forward has 481 million followers on the social media platform – more than any other player who will star in Qatar, and his individual posts are also worth the most to brands with each post valued at a staggering £3.1million.
The analysis was carried out by statistics company Nielsen Sports, and they assessed players’ total number of followers, follower growth in the last year, engagement rate, and average brand value per post on Instagram.
Ronaldo’s follower count has surged by almost 47% over the last year and he has a 2.25% engagement rate on the posts.
Support InfoStride News' Credible Journalism: Only credible journalism can guarantee a fair, accountable and transparent society, including democracy and government. It involves a lot of efforts and money. We need your support. Click here to Donate