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Top 10 Sport Personalities to Follow on Social Media

Social media has become an integral part of our lives today. It not only helps each one of us to connect but also let us stay connected and up-to-date about the personalities we love the most.

Here are the top 10 sports personalities that you should follow on social media right now.

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Real Madrid top goal scorer, a five-time winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or award, and currently a Juventus player. He is the most followed sports person on social media. As a fan of Ronaldo or football, you can’t afford to ignore him.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Sport: Soccer

Country: Portugal

Net Worth: $450 million

Facebook likes: 122.6 million

Twitter followers: 75.5 million

Instagram followers: 143 million


Lionel Messi – The G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time) is another name of Lionel Messi. Maybe luck wasn’t his side (no international trophy under his belt) but he was always tough competition for his rivals, whether it is on the field or in social media. He is not far away from the Cristiano Ronaldo. You will definitely get lots of insight about his life on social media.

Lionel Messi

Sport: Soccer

Country: Argentina

Net Worth: $400 million

Facebook likes: 89.9 million

Twitter followers: N/A

Instagram followers: 99.4 million


Serena Williams – From 23 Grand Slams to wearing a catsuit on the court, smashing the racket in front of a referee, and going topless for breast cancer awareness, she is always in the news because of her bold acts. Serena achieved a lot in her career by pushing boundaries. She is a true inspiration for all who have big dreams.

Serena Williams

Sport: Tennis

Country: USA

Net Worth: $180 million

Facebook likes: 5.3 million

Twitter followers: 11 million

Instagram followers: 10 million


Conor McGregor – McGregor made his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in 2013 and remained undefeated until March 2016. He is one of the most stylish and highest paid fighters in UFC history. He is the only reason most people have interest in this deadly game. Maybe you can’t love him, but you can’t ignore him.

Conor McGregor

Sport: MMA/Boxing

Country: Ireland

Net Worth: $99 million

Facebook likes: 7.8 million

Twitter followers: 7.5 million

Instagram followers: 28.9 million


Virat Kohli – Indian cricket team skipper, Virat Kohli, is one of the most followed sport personalities on social media. He put his life in top gear in 2008 after his debut as an international cricketer and never looked back. He received the “most engaging account” award from Instagram this year. He is one of the highest paid celebrity athletes for brand endorsements in India. Fitness could be his middle name. Kohli increased the level of fitness on the Indian cricket team and is on a mission to encourage people to be more physically fit.

 Virat Kohli

Sport: Cricket

Country: India

Net Worth: $22 million

Facebook likes: 37.2 million

Twitter followers: 26.9 million

Instagram followers: 24.4 million


LeBron James – If Messi is GOAT in football then LeBron James is GOAT in basketball. He has a very inspiring story. James was homeless and became an NBA Star. He also shares his interest in luxury goods which you can check on his social media channels.

 LeBron James

Sport: Basketball

Country: USA

Net Worth: $440 million

Facebook likes: 23.2 million

Twitter followers: 42 million

Instagram followers: 43.4 million


John Cena – The name has no need for any introduction. He is the most popular personality in American professional wrestling and his fans are all over the world. John Cena has also appeared in Hollywood movies and has won the CinemaCon, Action Star of the Year award in 2017. He has a very interesting life which you get a glimpse of on his social media channels.

 LeBron James

Sport: Professional Wrestling

Country: USA

Net Worth: $55 million

Facebook likes: 44.5 million

Twitter followers: 11.5 million

Instagram followers: 10.2 million


Michael PhelpsYou can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. This statement by Michael Phelps seems to be true when you look at his achievements. With 28 Olympic medals, Phelps holds the record for the most gold medals won for individual events. He is retired now and living happily with his family.

 Michael Phelps

Sport: Swimming

Country: USA

Net Worth: $55 million

Facebook likes: 8.6 million

Twitter followers: 2.18 million

Instagram followers: 3.3 million


Neymar Jr. – The Brazilian footballer is currently the world’s highest paid soccer player. He achieved it in 2017 when he moved from Barcelona FC to Paris Saint-Germain. His life isn’t limited to the field. He is very popular on Instagram where he flaunts his luxurious lifestyle. You’ll definitely envy him.

Neymar Jr.

Sport: Soccer

Country: Brazil

Net Worth: $185 million

Facebook likes: 60.8 million

Twitter followers: 41.4 million

Instagram followers: 103 million


Colin Kaepernick – When he was featured in a recent Nike ad, it created lots of heat, but Kaepernick also managed to gain a lot of social media traction and become more popular because of it. He is very unconventional on his social media channels and you’ll surely like it.

Colin Kaepernick

Sport: American Football

Country: USA

Net Worth: $30 million

Facebook likes: 1.2 million

Twitter followers: 2.08 million

Instagram followers: 3.2 million


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