The Most Followed Footballers On Instagram 2022 | SEE DETAILS


The Most Followed Footballers On Instagram 2022 | SEE DETAILS

Football is arguably the most popular sport in the world today, and talented players frequently have a large number of followers on social media platforms such as Instagram.

Footballers Most Instagram Followers
Neymar, Messi, and Ronaldo

Fans often view footballers as role models and public figures worth admiring for their talent and personalities, which is why they find it easier to keep up with their favorite sports personalities on social media platforms like Instagram, which has made some the most followed people in the world even as footballers.

We have compiled a list of the most followed footballers on Instagram. The footballer who tops the list at number one does so with stunning and shocking numbers.

The list includes footballers from various European leagues, including;

10. Gareth Bale 45.9 million followers

Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale

The Welsh captain, Gareth Frank Bale, comes in at number ten, with over 45 million followers. He is regarded as one of the fastest footballers in the world and currently plays his football in Spain with Real Madrid.

9. James Rodriguez 48.3 million followers

James Rodriguez
James Rodriguez

The Colombian star footballer, James Rodriguez, appears at number nine with an astonishing figure of over 48 million followers on his Instagram platform. This is not shocking because James has played for some of the most successful sides in Europe. He has played for teams like Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and Everton, but currently plays for Al RayyanSC in Qatar.

8. Sergio Ramos 49.3 million followers.

Sergio Ramos

Former Real Madrid club legend Sergio Ramos comes in at number eight with over 49 million followers on Instagram. He is regarded as one of the most prolific defenders in the world of football and currently plays for PSG and the Spanish national side.

7. Paul Pogba 51.4 million followers

Paul Pogba

The Manchester United and France midfielder comes in at number seven with over 51 million followers. Pogba is viewed as one of the most active footballers on social media as he never fails to shy away from trends and updates.

6. Marcelo 51.7 million followers


A player for the Brazilian national team and captain of Real Madrid, Marcelo comes in at number six with over 51 million followers. He is an influential defender in both club and national football. The defensive genius never shies away from scoring goals for his side.

5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 52 million followers

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Popularly referred to as the "lion" in football, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a very influential footballer with a total of 52 million followers on Instagram. He currently plays for AC Milan in the Serie A in Italy.

4. Kylian Mbappe 65.6 million followers.

Kylian Mbappe

Often categorized as the leader of the new generation, Kylian Mbappe takes our number four position with over 65 million followers. The PSG and France frontman is a force to be reckoned with on and off the pitch.

3. Neymar Jr. 169 million followers.

Neymar Jr.

Neymar Jr., the Brazilian and PSG talented genius, is ranked third with a staggering 169 million followers. Neymar, who currently has a documentary on Netflix, has some of the coolest profiles on social media.

2. Lionel Messi 306 million followers

Lionel Messi

The PSG star and Argentine captain, Lionel Messi, is a legend in the game of football. He holds the number two position with a total of 306 million followers. One of the best footballers in the world is a brand both on and off the pitch.

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1. Cristiano Ronaldo                 398 million followers

Cristiano Ronaldo

With a total number of 398 million followers, Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed footballer and the most followed person on Instagram by a huge margin, as he boasts a total number of 398 million followers. The Ronaldo brand is one major business and brand that wants to be reckoned with.

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