New York: To be followed by 250 million people on Instagram is indeed mind-boggling.
Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo became the first person to ‘achieve’ that milestone. The Portuguese footballer, who plays for Juventus in Italian league, reaffirmed his status as the world’s most popular celebrity by retaining the top spot on Instagram.
Cristiano is followed by pop star Ariana Grande (214 million followers) and Hollywood actor and wrestling icon Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (209 million), according to a Times Now report.
The 35-year-old footballer is also the most followed person on Facebook and most followed sportsperson on Twitter.
Fellow-footballing mega star and Cristiano’s rival Lionel Messi is second among sportspersons with most Instagram followers, at 174 million.