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Neymar Barcelona star beats Ronaldo, Messi to become most followed sportsman on Instagram

Golden Boy of Brazilian football Neymar is now the most followed sportsman on Instagram

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  play Neymar is the most followed sportsman on Instagram (Xposurephotos)
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi play Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are second and third respectively (Omni Sports)

The forward is often regarded the third best footballer in the world behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi but the Barcelona star is number one on  Instagram.

As at the time of this report, Neymar has 29.5 million followers, while Ronaldo and Messi have 26. 4 million and 22.4 million followers respectively.

Neymar’s 29.5 million followers make him the 10th most followed celebrity in the world, while Ronaldo and Messi are 13th and 18th respectively.

Pop singer, Beyonce is the most followed celebrity on Instagram with 42.8 million.

Kim Kardashian (42.3million), Taylor Swift (42.3million) and Ariana Grande (41.7million) making up the top five.

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