10 Athletes with Most Followers Worldwide 2022
You might have seen many actors or actresses having millions of followers and that is also the case in the world of sports. So let’s see who are the 10 Athletes with Most Followers Worldwide 2022.
10 Athletes with Most Followers Worldwide 2022
10. Marcelo Vieira
Followers: 59 million+ Followers
He is a professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Super League Greece club Olympiacos and is known for his offensive capabilities, trickery, and technical qualities.
Marcelo Vieira is often regarded as one of the greatest left-backs of all time. He has spent most of his career with Real Madrid and is the club’s most decorated player, with 25 trophies.
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Followers: 68 million+ Followers
Ronaldinho is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder, but also played as a winger. He is considered one of the best and most talented players of all time as he won two FIFA World Player of the Year awards and a Ballon d’Or.
Ronaldinho is a global icon of the sport and an exponent of the “Joga Bonito” style of play as he was renowned for his technical skills, creativity, dribbling ability, and accuracy from free-kicks using his tricks, feints, no-look passes, and overhead kicks, as well as his ability to score and create goals. He was an amazing player in his career.
8. Kylian Mbappe
Followers: 74 million+ Followers
He is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and also for the France national team. He is considered one of the best players in the world and is renowned for his dribbling abilities, exceptional speed, and finishing.
At the international level, Mbappé made his senior debut for France in 2017, at the age of 18. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup, and became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final.
(My parents might throw me out as I am not able to do much at this age – just some inner feelings nothing else).
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7. David Beckham
Followers: 75 million+ Followers
Beckham is a former English professional footballer and the current president and co-owner of Inter Miami CF. He is known for his range of passing, crossing ability, and bending free-kicks as a right winger.
Beckham has been known as one of the greatest and most recognizable midfielders of his generation along with one of the best set-piece specialists of all time.
6. LeBron James
Followers: 136 million+ Followers
James is a professional American basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) also nicknamed the “King James”.
He is widely considered one of the greatest basketball players and often compared to Michael Jordan for the title of the greatest basketball player of all time.
5. Neymar Jr.
Followers: 186 million+ Followers
Neymar is a professional football player who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and for the Brazil national team. An outstanding goal scorer and renowned playmaker and he is regarded as one of the best players in the world.
Neymar has scored at least 100 goals for three different clubs, making him one of three players to achieve this. He primarily plays as either a central striker, second striker, winger, or attacking midfielder.
He has been described as “a true phenomenon” as he stands as PSG’s sixth-highest-goal scorer of all time and seventh-highest-assister of all time.
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4. Virat Kohli
Followers: 224 million+ Followers
Virat Kohli is an international cricketer and former captain of the Indian national cricket team. He is widely known as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
He plays as a right-handed batsman for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. With 40 wins out of 68 tests, he is India’s most successful test captain, and one of the most successful test captains of all time.
Kohli is also known for his on-field aggression and was described in the media as “arrogant” during his early career.
He has gotten into confrontations with players and umpires on several occasions. While many former cricketers have backed his aggressive attitude some have criticized it (which is completely normal).
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3. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
Sport: Wrestling (WWE)
Followers: 349 million+ Followers
Who doesn’t know this big guy? From WWE to movies, he is everywhere.
He is an American actor and former professional wrestler with the name “The Rock”. He is widely known as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time as he was an integral part of the success of the WWE during the Attitude Era. Johnson wrestled for WWF/E for eight years and now he is pursuing acting as a career.
2. Lionel Messi
Followers: 380 million+ Followers
He is a professional Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and is captain of the Argentina national team. He is widely recognized as one of the greatest football players of all time as he has won a record of winning seven Ballon d’Or awards, a record of winning six European Golden Shoes.
In the year 2020, he was named to the Ballon d’Or Dream Team. Until he left the club in 2021, he spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he won a club record with 35 trophies, including 10 La Liga titles, 7 Copa del Rey titles, and 4 UEFA Champions Leagues. He is a prolific goal scorer and also a creative playmaker.
“Messi is the only player that runs faster with the ball than he does without it.” – stated former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola.
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1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Followers: 505 million+ Followers
He is a Portuguese professional football player who plays as a forward and is also the captain of the Portugal national team. He is widely known as one of the greatest players of all time and one of the most goals scorers.
Ronaldo has won 5 Ballon d’Or awards and 4 European Golden Shoes and he has also won 32 trophies in his football career. It includes 7 league titles, 5 UEFA Champions Leagues, and the UEFA European Championship.
He holds the records for most appearances (183), goals (140), and assists (42) in the Champions League.
These are the most followed athletes of all time. Did you already knew about them before this? you can tell me in the comments below.
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