The first person to reach 250 million followers on Instagram is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has beaten the likes of other public figures such as Ariana Grande, Dwayne Johnson and even his rival, Lionel Messi.
The quantity of posts on Instagram, as well as his career in football, has certainly helped him ascertain the astronomic number of followers on the social media website.
He is at the top of the list in terms of followers, with Ariana Grande in second place with 214 million and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in third place on 210 million followers.
Cristiano uploaded an image to his official account thanking the public for their support.
“250 million, what an incredible number, thank you all, you are part of this journey,” Cristiano posted.
The other most popular footballers on Instagram are Lionel Messi, who currently has 174 million followers, and Neymar, who has 144 million.