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Cristiano Ronaldo bags another new incredible record

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Cristiano Ronaldo has reached another impressive milestone as he ramps up preparations for Portugal’s next Euro 2020 match.

Even on non-match days, records continue to come Cristiano Ronaldo’s way.

The Portuguese ace has become the first person ever to reach 300 million followers on Instagram. He’s the most followed person on the social platform ahead of wrestler Dwayne Johnson (246m) and singer Ariana Grande (244m), and second only to Instagram’s own account – which has 397m followers in comparison.

 To put Ronaldo’s latest achievement into context, Lionel Messi has 219m followers on Instagram. That is roughly a difference of 81 million, give or take, between the two stars. Neymar, on the other hand, has 152m – around 148 million less than CR7.

Top 10 most followed Instagram Accounts

PosUsernameOwnerFollowersProfession
1@instagramInstagram397mSocial media platform
2@cristianoCristiano Ronaldo300mFootballer
3@therockDwayne Johnson246mActor and professional wrestler
4@arianagrandeAriana Grande244mMusician
5@kyliejennerKylie Jenner241mTelevision personality
6@selenagomezSelena Gomez238mMusician and actress
7@kimkardashianKim Kardashian229mTelevision personality
8@leomessiLionel Messi219mFootballer
9@beyonceBeyoncé186mMusician
10@justinbieberJustin Bieber178mMusician

Ronaldo is currently preparing for Portugal’s next Euro 2020 game against Germany in Group F on Saturday in Munich.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored twice to help the European champions begin their title defense with a superb 3-0 win over Hungary on Tuesday.

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