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Cristiano Ronaldo tops Nielsen’s list of most influential players on Instagram

Updated on: 21 September,2022 08:29 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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The Paris Saint-Germain trio of Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are placed second, third and fourth in the list respectively. Messi’s media value is over USD2.6million (approx Rs 20.72cr) per post and he has 360 million followers

Cristiano Ronaldo tops Nielsen’s list of most influential players on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo


Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo pipped Lionel Messi and Neymar to lead the list of most influential players on Instagram who are expected to play in this year’s FIFA World Cup.


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According to Nielsen InfluenceScope data, the Manchester United striker, who has 481 million followers on Instagram, leads the influencer rankings with an average of more than USD3.5million (approx Rs 27.90cr) in media value per post. Ronaldo’s followers nearly doubled in the past year with around 47 per cent  growth. 


The Paris Saint-Germain trio of Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are placed second, third and fourth in the list respectively. Messi’s media value is over USD2.6million (approx Rs 20.72cr) per post and he has 360 million followers.

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