Ronaldo Ahead Neymar to Become No.1 on Sports Instagram Rich List

Ronaldo Ahead Neymar to Become No.1 on Sports Instagram Rich List

- Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed man on Instagram with current number at 239 million

- The Portuguese footballer who is also a model and celebrity has attracted a huge fan base on the internet

- Reports say an average post of the Juventus striker is valued at $889,000 (about N341million)

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed man on popular social site network Instagram with a follower base of 239 million and his average post earning him around $889,000 (about N341million).

HopperHQ are claiming that with such earning per post, the Portuguese is way ahead of second placed Neymar who earns $704,000 (about N270million).

Arch rival and Argentina’s Lionel Messi is third while football celebrity and England legend David Beckham as well as LeBron James make up the top five.

Despite his lack of regular football in recent years, Tottenham star managed to make the top ten.

Africa has just one man on the list and it is Egypt’s Mohamed Salah who is number ten.

Check out the full list of athletes below.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Football) - $889,000 (about N341million) per post

2. Neymar (Football) - $704,000 (about N270million) per post

3. Lionel Messi (Football) - $695,000 (about N266million) per post

4. David Beckham (Football) - $339,000 (about N130million) per post

5. LeBron James (Basketball) - $307,000 (about N118million) per post

Cristiano Ronaldo ahead Neymar to become No.1 on sports Instagram rich list
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed man on Instagram. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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6. Virat Kohli (Cricket) - $296,000 (about N113million) per post

7. Ronaldinho (Football) - $238,000 (about N 91million) per post

8. Gareth Bale (Football) - $200,000 (about N77million) per post

9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Football) - $200,000 (about 77million) per post

10. Mohamed Salah (Football) - $180,000 (about N69million) per post

11. Luis Suarez (Football) - $176,000 (about N68million) per post

12. Conor McGregor (MMA) - $170,000 (about N65million) per post

13. Stephen Curry (Basketball) - $142,000 (about N55million) per post

14. Floyd Mayweather (Boxing) - $108,800 (about N42million) per post

15. Sergio Aguero (Football) - $63,500 (about N23million) per post

16. Ronda Rousey (MMA) - $60,300 (about 23million) per post

17. Serena Williams (Tennis) - $57,300 (about N22million) per post

18. Kevin De Bruyne (Football) - $51,600 (about N20million) per post

19. Simone Biles (Gymnastics) - $17,800 (about N7million) post

20. Kelly Slater (Surfing) - $12,500 (about N5million) per post

21. Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarding) - $10,200 per post

22. Max Holloway (MMA) - $9,700 (about N3.8million) per post

23. Lindsey Vonn (Skiing) - $9,300 (about N3.5million) per post

24. Shaun White (Snowboarding) - $6,600 (about 2.5million) per post

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Brazilian football star Neymar tops the list of highest paid individual in boot deal in the world.

This is an incredible record and achievement for the former Barcelona star who is topping his former teammate Lionel Messi and also Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus.

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Source: Sports Brief News