CELEBRITY GOSSIP Euro 2020 Football LATEST GIST Sport SPORTS GIST CRISTIANO RONALDO SETS INSTAGRAM HISTORY, BECOMES FIRST PERSON TO ACHIEVE 300 MILLION FOLLOWERS By Admin Posted on June 21, 2021 2 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Oduola Farouq A. Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, makes social media history by becoming the first individual to surpass 300 million Instagram followers. On the same platform, the Juventus star was also the first to surpass the 200 million milestone. His accomplishments on the field have a beneficial influence off the field as well. Ronaldo, the first person to reach 300 million Instagram followers, is far ahead of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who is in second place. On Instagram, the wrestler-turned-actor has 246 million followers. Since he began playing professional football, Ronaldo has been shattering records left, right, and center, creating history wherever he goes, both at club and international level. Ronaldo has broken and established records for prominent clubs across Europe, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus, and Sporting Lisbon, his home club. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored a brace in Portugal’s first game against Hungary, as well as scoring the first of their two goals in their 4-2 defeat to Germany, marking his sixth participation at the quadrennial tournament. His goal against Germany was an all-time record, and he now has 107 international goals, two short of Ali Daei, the Iranian striker who holds the all-time international goals record of 109. In 2021, Ronaldo was also the highest-paid athlete, earning a total of $120 million. On the social media sites Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, he has over 500 million followers combined.