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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Cristiano Ronaldo, the first-ever person to get 300 million followers on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo is yet to post about his latest social media win, however, his fans are rejoicing as the famous footballer crosses 300 million followers on Instagram.

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first person ever to reach 300 million followers on Instagram. The 36-year-old football star is the most followed celebrity on earth on Instagram following Dwayne Johnson who has 246 million on Instagram.

Meanwhile, Lionel Messi has 219 million followers on his Instagram. Ariana Grande has 244 million followers and Kylie Jenner has 241 million followers.

Cristiano Ronaldo is yet to post about his latest social media feat similar to how he celebrated 200 million followers in January 2020. Meanwhile, fans are rejoicing as Ronaldo crosses 300 million followers on Instagram.


Ronaldo promoting water

Just this week, Ronaldo had caused Coca-Cola to lose $4 billion that marks his exemplary star power. The gesture of Cristiano Ronaldo moving the Euro’s 2020 sponsored Coca-Cola drinks from the press conference has reportedly cost the company a loss of $4 billion.

Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of representing his country at the group-stage match against Hungary, removed the two bottles of Coca-Cola and replaced them with water bottles. His gesture reportedly caused the $4bn fall in the share price of Coca-Cola.

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The football star then moved forward by holding a water bottle and saying “Agua(water)”. The share price of Coca-Cola fell from $56.10 to $55.22 after a 30-minute long press conference of Ronaldo promoting drinking water instead of fizzy drinks.

The video of Cristiano Ronaldo replacing the Coca-Cola bottles with water went viral on social media creating an online controversy. On Tuesday, Coca-Cola released a statement on the issue in which it said that “everyone is entitled to their drink preferences” with different “tastes and needs”.

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Euro also expressed their views on the issue. “Players are offered water, alongside Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, on arrival at our press conferences,” said Euro. Coca-Cola is one of the sponsors at UEFA’s flagship tournaments.