Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first person EVER to pass 400m followers on Instagram a day after celebrating his 37th birthday
- Man United star Cristiano Ronaldo reached 400million followers on Instagram
- The 37-year-old became the first ever person to reach such milestone
- Ronaldo recently celebrated his birthday with partner Georgina Rodriguez
Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is used to breaking records on the field, but he is now breaking them off it as well.
The 37-year-old surpassed 400million followers on Instagram becoming the first person ever to do so.
In September 2021, the forward had 237million followers that made him the most followed man on the application, an amount that has since grew exponentially in a matter of months.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first person ever to reach 400million followers on Instagram
The 37-year-old most recently celebrated his birthday with partner Georgina Rodriguez
With 3242 posts, he has an average of 10 million ‘likes’ for each one and only follows 500 users.
Ronaldo, who recently celebrated his birthday only a couple of days ago, thanked all his fans for the wishes on the popular social media platform.
‘Life is a roller coaster. Hard work, high speed, urgent goals, demanding expectations… But in the end, it all comes down to family, love, honesty, friendship, values that make it all worth it. Thanks for all the messages! 37 and counting! (sic)’, he wrote on Instagram.
The most-followed individual on Instagram, Kylie Jenner is second in the rankings with over 308million followers, with Lionel Messi sitting in third with 306million.
Popular broadcaster Piers Morgan shared a picture with himself and the Manchester United forward on Twitter.
He said: ’Congratulations on becoming the first human being ever to reach 400 million followers on Instagram. The undisputed social media goat, p.s he only follows 500 people, including me… he knows a good grammer when he sees one.’
Ronaldo and Manchester United were dumped out of the FA Cup by Middlesbrough on Friday
Ronaldo missed a penalty and failed to help his side reach the FA Cup fifth round, as Manchester United suffered defeat to Middlesbrough on penalties at Old Trafford on Friday night.
The Portuguese icon will be focussed on trying to help his struggling side secure a place in the top four of the Premier League by the end of the season, and go all the way in the Champions League, ahead of breaking more records it seems.