Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first person to reach 200 million followers on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the most awarded footballers has become the first Instagram user to reach 200 million followers on the platform.

The football star announced the milestone by sharing a photo montage on Wednesday, saying:

“Wow 200 million!!! Thank you to each and every one of you for sharing this journey with me every day!!👏🏽❤️”

He is the second person with the most followers on Instagram. The only account that comes before his is Instagram itself with 330 million followers.

Singer Ariana Grande is third with 173.1 million followers.

Footballer Lionel Messi of Barcelona ranks eighth with 141.8 million and Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar is 10th at 132.6 million followers.