#FollowFriday – Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar And More Football Stars For You To Follow

Footballers that deserve a follow

Kirsten Curtis |

For this week’s #FollowFriday we feature some of the biggest superstars in the world of football. Even though the beautiful game is their number one priority, their social media accounts display their daily lives. So give these football stars a follow for tips on fitness, fashion and behind-the-scenes of a footballer’s life.

Cristiano Ronaldo


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With over 126 million Instagram fans, five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) is the most followed football player on the ‘gram. And it’s not difficult to see why, he posts content that would entertain any sports fan. Whether it’s suiting up before heading to a match, action shots during training, charity campaigns or workouts – the Real Madrid winger does it all.

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Mohamed Salah

Golden Boot? Come here to daddy ?

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Liverpool’s number 11 rose to stardom after a phenomenal first season with the club. The 25-year old Egyptian scored 32 goals in the English Premier League, earning the Golden Boot for the 2017/18 campaign. Salah doesn’t seem to be losing momentum anytime soon, so you best follow him to witness his journey. @mosalah

Leo Messi

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A name you’ve definitely heard before, often considered to be the best player in the world, Leo Messi (@leomessi) has a Instagram follower count of over 91 million. The Barcelona striker recently celebrated with his teammates after winning the Spanish La Liga title this season. And with the FIFA World Cup on our doorstep, you might want to keep Messi and the Argentina squad on you radar.

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Sergio Aguero

#premierleague #champions #2017/2018 #mancity ???

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Another Argentine who has had major league success this season, Sergio Aguero (@10aguerosergiokun) of Premier League winners Manchester City is a powerhouse on the pitch. The striker will also be on display for his national team when the World Cup kicks off later this year.

Paul Pogba

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Paul Pogba is a 25-year old central midfielder for France and Manchester United, who’s Insta profile shows more of the fun side of football. He often posts videos of himself and his teammates dancing and having a laugh on the training pitch – and the regular haircut updates. Pogba will also be one to watch when the world’s biggest football tournament begins in Russia. @paulpogba



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The most expensive player in the world, Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) has over 93 million Instagram followers and has been growing in popularity around. His current team and reigning French League champions, Paris Saint-Germain bought the Brazilian from FC Barcelona for a transfer fee of 198 million pounds. His skills will be on display at the World Cup along with the rest of the Brazilian squad.

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