Top 10 Best followed Male Athletes Instagram

Instagram is the new twitter and considering it’s the fastest growing social network, it’s no surprise seeing celebs jumping onto the Instagram bandwagon to expand their audience and engage with them more intimately by sharing pictures. Those who were always curious about the daily lives of their favorite athletes can now see through the photos of their idols what they are eating, reading, or where they are etc. All this provides a new level of attachment and thus here we countdown the Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram.

Top 10 Best followed Male Athletes Instagram

10. Ronaldinho

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At number 10 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is Ronaldinho from Brazil with 12.1 million followers. Ronaldinho is probably the most naturally gifted footballer of all time who in his prime could dribble his way past the top teams like they were kindergarten children. Though he has retired but still he has considering following, and his posts are all about football and that’s what the fans like. He often uploads videos of him dribbling and juggling the ball which bring back memories for his followers and apart from that he uploads of pictures wherever he goes be it vacations of endorsements.

9. David Luiz

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At number 9 is David Luiz from Brazil with 12.5 million followers. The most expensive defender in football history, David Luiz is currently one of the best defenders in the world. Currently playing for PSG, his Instagram posts are all about his team and team mates and are a delight for any football fan considering the number of behind the scene pictures that he uploads.

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8. Gareth Bale

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At number 8 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is Gareth Bale from UK with 15.1 million followers. The most expensive football player in history, Bale is as prolific on social media as on the football pitch. His Instagram post range from his goals scored in matches, practice, workout to his social side including hanging out with his team mates and family.

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7. LeBron James

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At number 7 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is LeBron James from USA with 19.1 million followers. The best basketball player of this generation, LeBron James with 2 championships, 4 MVPs, 2 finals MVPs, 2 Olympic gold medals and rookie award has literally done it all in NBA and so his big following is no surprise. His account is any basketball fans delight as he constantly posts videos of crossovers, dunks and shoots.

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6. James Rodriguez

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At number 6 is James Rodriguez from Columbia with 19.9 million followers. James was the wonder kid of Fifa World Cup 2014 where he was the top scorer and also made 2 assists and became an instant sensation worldwide. Now playing for Real Madrid, his account reflects that as most of the posts are with his teammates or of his practice. Along with those he also likes posting about his cute daughter and his beautiful wife.

5. David Beckham

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At number 5 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is David Beckham from England with 20.8 million followers. Though he is a retired footballer, he style, charisma and looks haven’t retired yet and thus the big following. David is a family man as most of his posts are about his family, hangout out with his kids, partying with them, romantic dates with his wife, etc.

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4. Lionel Messi

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At number 4 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is Lionel Messi from Argentina with 39.3 million followers. Messi might be the best footballer of his generation but on Instagram he still has a way to go before he can overtake his rival Ronaldo but still he is one of the more followed athletes. His posts pictures of his time spent with his son, wife, mother, friends etc. From his account it’s also evident that he is a big basketball fan considering his post few months back of Steph Curry jersey.

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3. Neymar

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At number 3 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is Neymar from Brazil with 45.5 million followers. The poster child of Brazilian football though still has to prove himself on the field to be considered equal to Messi at Barcelona but he has already overtaken them on Instagram and by quite a margin. Known for his eccentric hairstyle, this footballer has quite a following and he is pretty active on Instagram as well.

2. Dwayne Johnson

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At number 2 is Dwayne Johnson from USA with 46.6 million followers. Dwayne Johnson, better known as “The Rock” is one of the most known wrestlers in the world considering his successful run at WWE which garnered him mainstream fame. From wrestling he went on to star in movies and he was paid US $5.5 million for his first movie “The Scorpion King” and it was the highest amount paid to a debut actor. He is popular for his portrayal of Luke Hobbs in the Fast and Furious movies.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

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At number 1 in Top 10 Best Followed Male Athletes Instagram is Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal with 52.2 million followers. It’s no wonder that the best striker in the world of the most played game in the world is number 1 in our list. He uses Instagram to show his fans what he does, from practice and workout to cooking for his son.

Instagram is one of the most popular social networking sites right now and the plethora of celebs on it is an evidence of it and fans are also enjoying it because it gives them a glimpse into the lives of their superstars.

Top 10 Best followed Male Athletes Instagram

1. Cristiano Ronaldo
2. Dwayne Johnson
3. Neymar
4. Lionel Messi
5. David Beckham
6. James Rodriguez
7. LeBron James
8. Gareth Bale
9. David Luiz
10. Ronaldinho