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    Cristiano Ronaldo Dethrones Selena Gomez, Becomes King of Instagram

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    The Juventus forward has claimed yet another victory but this time it wasn't on a soccer pitch but in the world of images, stories, comments and followers - millions of them.

    Ronaldo has now acquired more followers on Instagram that the US singer and actress Selena Gomez, who held a top position for a long time.

    More than 144,509,000 people follow the Portuguese football star on the social media platform, leaving Gomez behind with around 144,380,000 followers.

    Ronaldo's account is filled with images of football games, photographs of him spending time with his family and pictures of him posing semi-naked for the camera.

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    👀

    A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Oct 17, 2018 at 10:24am PDT

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    Mis amores ❤️❤️❤️❤️

    A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Oct 12, 2018 at 11:04am PDT

    Gomez's page has got fewer posts but similarly is a display of the singer posing alone, with friends, or while promoting different brands.

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    @coach 🖤

    A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Sep 11, 2018 at 12:07pm PDT

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    today was so fun

    A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Aug 24, 2018 at 9:44pm PDT

    However, neither Ronaldo, nor Gomez own the most followed account on Instagram. It is Instagram that has the most followers on Instagram, 260 million to be exact.

    Among the other successful accounts on Instagram with millions of users monitoring their every new post are the following celebrities and sportsmen.

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