After Cristiano Ronaldo in 2019, Neymar has the highest number of followers in the sports field by 45 million.
Among cricketers, after Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar was followed by 3.13 crore fans the most
Dainik BhaskarDec 29, 2019, 08:59 AM IST Sports Desk. Apart from star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, cricketer Virat Kohli Sachin Tendulkar has rocked the playground as well as social media this year. Ronaldo of Portugal was followed by more than 8.17 crore fans on Twitter. While Virat Kohli topped the cricketers. He was followed by 3.29 crore people. However, followers on social media keep on fluctuating all the time.
12.2 million followers on Ronaldo's Facebook
Ronaldo of football club Juvents was followed by 12.2 million people on Facebook. He has 16.6 million followers on Instagram. Leonal Messi of Barcelona, considered Ronaldo's rival, is not on Twitter, but has been followed by 11.9 million fans on Insta. They are followed by 89 million people on Facebook.
Neymar was followed by 4.5 crore fans
Brazilian footballer Neymar is at number two. He is followed by 45 million fans on Twitter. Neymar of France's football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) became the second most valuable player of the year. Neymar scored 10 goals and 6 assists in 17 matches this year.
Lebron at number three with 4.27 crore followers
American basketball player LeBron James is third in this case. He has 4.27 crore followers. He has 23 million followers on Facebook and 4.91 on Instagram. LeBron was part of the gold medal winning team at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics.
4.65 crore followers on Kohli's Insta
Indian captain Virat Kohli is the 5th and first cricketer in this list. Kohli has the highest number of 3.29 crore cricket fans on Twitter. He has 3.73 crore followers on Facebook. At the same time, 4.65 crore people follow Kohli on Instagram. The Indian captain is the highest batsman to score 2370 runs in all three formats of cricket this year (Test, ODI and T20).
2.88 crore followers on Sachin's Facebook
Sachin Tendulkar is the 5th cricketer in terms of followers on Twitter and after Kohli. He is followed by 3.13 crore fans. Sachin has 2.88 crore followers on Facebook. While 1.89 crore people follow him on Instagram. Sachin retired from cricket on 16 November 2013.