Social networking is the modern era’s fastest-growing form of fan support. Over the past several years, social media has grown in popularity among football teams, with these sites serving as the primary venues for marketing and promotions. Out of all, Instagram has been one of the major social media platforms for football teams to announce their information. So let’s have a look at the most followed football clubs and teams on Instagram.
1. Real Madrid (135 million)
Dubbed as the best team in the world Real Madrid has the most followers on their Instagram account. Real Madrid is known to have a star-studded line-up for ages and in modern times some of football’s greatest names have donned the white and gold Jersey. Luis Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo Nazario, David Beckham, Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and many many more names. Real Madrid has amassed 35 league championships throughout its history in addition to 13 European championships. The club’s enormous fan base is caused not only by the team’s star-studded line-ups but also by their extraordinary achievement.
2. Barcelona (119 Million)
In terms of social media sports teams, Barcelona is the second-most followed football clubs on Instagram. The club has a long history of success and is becoming more well-known. The world’s best forward Lionel Messi passing through the La Masia academy ranks and going on to win all the club’s trophies and set the record for most Ballon d’Or winners in history is one of the highlights. Read More: Barcelona Completes Gavi La Liga Registration
3. Paris Saint-Germain (70.2 Million)
The Saudi-owned French side has been a home for many superstars who have ended their careers at this club. Stars like Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani, Neymar, Lionel Messi, and Zlatan Ibrahimovich are among the numerous superstars that have put on the blue and red jersey. However, Messi, who joined in 2021 after abruptly departing from Barcelona, is mostly responsible for their social media success.
4. Manchester United (61.5 Million)
One of the top teams in England, Manchester United is the most followed football club on Instagram from the country. Along with Liverpool, they are one of England’s two most successful clubs, and Sir Alex Ferguson led United into its heyday. Despite this, United is still a fan favourite who is striving to regain their past splendour. The Class of ’93, which included Beckham, the Neville brothers, Paul Scholes, and Ryan Giggs, are perhaps the most well-known group of world-class players to come out of their academy. Read More: Marcus Rashford wants to sign a new deal with Manchester United.
5. Juventus (57.7 Million)
The club, also referred to as “The Old Lady,” has won the most Serie A championships in a row. Juventus has successfully conquered the Italian Cup 36 times. They have been successful in attracting the interest of numerous supporters from around the world with Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival in 2018.
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