Cristiano Ronaldo behind only Taylor Swift
Portugal and Real Madrid captain Ronaldo, who led his team to glory at Euro 2016, after scoring the winning shootout penalty for Real Madrid, when Real won the Champions League for the 11th time, has his eyes set on a new prize, winning social media.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed male on social media, he has 238 million followers between his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts and has added 5.4 million supporters in the past 30 days, according to an analytics site.
Currently, he is behind only Taylor Swift who has more with 246 million, according to an analytics study.
Singers Katy Perry 3rd, Selena Gomez 4th, and Rihanna 5th follow Ronaldo with 219 million, 205 million and 190 million, respectively.
The first athlete is Ronaldo, to surpass 200 million followers on social media earlier this year in February. From the United States, thirteen of the top twenty personalities are in the world of music, sixty percent are female, and 65 percent are American who are all young women.
Lionel Messi becomes his rival for His number. his former Barcelona rival as well as behind that combined total of basketball stars LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Steph Curry.
Recently named UEFA’s Best Player in Europe, Ronaldo drove social media ratings this past summer during Euro 2016.