Ronaldo Surpasses Messi, Becomes First Person to Reach 600 Million Instagram Followers.d19
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Ronaldo Surpasses Messi, Becomes First Person to Reach 600 Million Instagram Followers.d19

Ronaldo Surpasses Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 600 million followers on Instagram, becoming the first person to reach that number on Meta Platforms’ social network.

Ronaldo is one of the most famous people on social media. The Portuguese superstar hit 500 million followers on Instagram in November 2022 and took less than a year to cross the 600 million mark.

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In terms of social media, Ronaldo is winning the battle with Messi. Messi has 482 million followers on Instagram, the second highest on the platform, and Selena Gomez is in third place with 427 million.

Ronaldo hopes to inspire Al Nassr to win the Saudi Pro League silver trophy when the tournament opens on August 14. But before that, CR7 aimed to win the Arab Club Championship when Al Nassr met Al Hilal in the final at 22:00 on August 12.

Joining Al Nassr in January and enjoying an income of 200 million euros a year, CR7 is very close to the first title with this Saudi Arabian club.

On August 10, Ronaldo continued to extend his impressive scoring record to help Al Nassr beat Al Shorta in the semi-finals of the Arab Club Cup.

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Since shooting in the match against Union Monastirienne (Tunisia) in the group stage of the Arab Club Cup, Ronaldo continued to score against Zamalek (Egypt), Raja Casablanca (Morocco) and Al Shorta (Syria).

In the match against Al Shorta, the Portuguese superstar played very energetically and was the only goal scorer (from the penalty spot) to help Al Nassr win 1-0 to reach the final. In addition to Ronaldo, Al Nassr played this match with a series of great players such as Sadio Mane, Alex Telles, Brozovic, Fofana, Talisca.

Messi, Ronaldo’s one-time rival, also scored consecutively in the Inter Miami shirt. After 4 matches with David Beckham’s club, the 2022 World Cup champion has scored 7 goals and provided 1 assist.

A brace against FC Dallas on August 6 helped Messi surpass Ronaldo in the number of consecutive years scoring over 20 goals in all competitions.

Messi raises his 2023 tally to 21 goals in 29 games, not to mention eight assists. This is the 17th year in a row that Messi has scored more than 20 goals, helping him surpass Ronaldo to set a new record.

Ronaldo scored over 20 goals in 16 consecutive years, from 2006 to 2021. However, this achievement stopped in 2022 when CR7 only scored 16 goals in 46 matches.

Ronaldo surpasses Messi in the number of followers on social networks, but is less than his opponent by 1 Guinness record title.

Recently, Guinness reported that Messi has 41 world records, one more title than Ronaldo.

In the world of football, Messi and Ronaldo dominate in the number of world records, with a total of 81 titles recognized by Guinness. No player has ever reached 10 Guinness World Records. Robert Lewandowski is third with nine records, followed by Kylian Mbappe (5) and Neymar (4).

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Messi’s most recent record was recorded by Guinness as the Player who played the most matches in the World Cup with 26 matches and the Player with the most goals in the World Cup as a captain with 7 goals. These two records were both created after the 2022 World Cup final when Messi scored a brace to help Argentina draw 3-3, then win 4-2 in the penalty shootout.

Also at the 2022 World Cup, Messi was also recognized by Guinness with another record: The first player to create a goal in 5 World Cups. This record was created after Messi passed to Enzo Fernandez to score against Mexico at Lusail Stadium on November 26, 2022.

Ronaldo’s most recent record was recorded by Guinness as the Most Followed Person on Instagram, with more than 565 million followers as of March 24, 2023. CR7 also received another record this day as Most Followed Man on Instagram. Currently, the number of accounts following Ronaldo on Instagram is more than 598 million.

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Ronaldo once posted a Guinness record on his personal social media account when he surpassed Ali Daei to become the male player with the most goals for a national team. CR7 currently scores 123 goals in 200 games for Portugal.

Guinness World Records is a record-keeping organization, established in 1955 in England. Guinness World Records data is recording more than 40,000 titles. The person with the most titles from Guinness is Ashrita Furman (USA) with more than 600 records and still holds more than 200 records.

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