There are billions of sports fans all around the world and a lot of them are scrolling Instagram all day. We at WTFoot asked ourselves the question “Who is the most followed athlete worldwide?” and figured it all out for you. Spoiler: a cricket player most of the Americans probably never heard about made it to the Top 5!
25. Eden Hazard – 27 Million Followers
Eden is all smiles with his teammate after reaching the 27.000.000 Instagram followers milestone.
24. Sachin Tendulkar – 27.3 Million Followers
Sachin who? Shame on you! This lad is one of the most legendary cricketplayers of all-time. Here we see him observing the mob, high and dry in his ivory tower.
23. Zinedine Zidane – 27.6 Million Followers
No surprise here: the legendary icon Zizou made it to our list! We understand you, dear followers – we also clicked the ‘Follow’ button after seeing this cute content.
22. Stephen Curry – 32 Million Followers
Two Mr. Bigstars united in one picture. At the right we see Stephen Curry, a legendary basketballer with an online fanbase of over 32 million Instagram followers. The other guy? Oh, he used to be the President of the United States sometime.
21. Andrés Iniesta – 35.3 Million Followers
El Blanquito is not only popular in Catalonia. By making the winning goal in the soccer World Cup final of 2010 he became an instant legend, worldwide.