BENGALURU: Cristiano Ronaldo leads the list of the most influential players on Instagram who are expected to play at FIFA World Cup 2022, according to Nielsen InfluenceScope. 

The Portuguese striker comes in ahead of Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Brazil’s Neymar and France’s Kylian Mbappé.

When it comes to national teams, France tops the list, followed by Brazil, Portugal and England, in that order.  

Sep 14, 2022 11:09
MUMBAI: Virat Kohli has hit another social media milestone, becoming the first cricketer to reach 50 million followers on micro-blogging social media platform Twitter.
Jul 18, 2022 20:07
MUMBAI: Whichever side of the fence one is on in regards to Lalit Modi, UK-based businessman and one time head honcho of the Indian Premier League, he makes for great copy. Modi was at his irrepressible best on Sunday while posting a lengthy message on Instagram telling those targeting him to back off, and how!
Jun 29, 2022 15:06
KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC has become the first football club in the country to breach the three million Instagram followers mark on Instaagarm.  Among sports clubs in India, only five IPL teams in the country have three million or more followers on Instagram, highlighting the strength that the Malayali football community boasts in Kerala and abroad.
Feb 16, 2022 20:02
KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC has emerged as the first among Asian Football clubs in terms of interactions with 18.9 million interactions on Instagram in January 2022. This was concluded in an analysis done by Deportes&Finanzas, a sports data analytic platform. Kerala Blasters is also the sole Indian Football Club among the Top 5 Indian sports clubs with the most interaction last month.
Jan 20, 2022 20:01
BENGALURU: UP Yoddha, the GMR owned Pro Kabaddi League franchise representing the state of Uttar Pradesh has hit the 150,000 follower mark as they play their 4th PKL Season.  UP Yoddha is one of the youngest sides to have reached this milestone.
Aug 31, 2021 18:08
MANCHESTER: Cristiano Ronaldo has posted an emotional message to Manchester United supporters around the world, after his transfer back to Old Trafford from Juventus on a two-year contract was officially completed Tuesday. United have secured the five-time Ballon d'Or winner for a initial fee of €15 million that could rise to €23 million ($27 million), AFP reports, quoting figures released by Juventus. 
Aug 30, 2021 18:08
THE ANNOUNCEMENT BY PREMIER LEAGUE GIANTS Manchester United that Cristiano Ronaldo was returning to the club that first brought global attention to the Portuguese superstar has set social media afire. The announcement on Instagram has garnered 12,907,022 likes and counting thus far.
Aug 10, 2021 13:08
MUMBAI: India outranked countries like the US, Brazil and Philippines in terms of highest engagement on Facebook during the Tokyo Olympics 2020, with Gold medal winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra being the second most mentioned athlete on the global social networking platform.
Mar 02, 2021 17:03
NEW DELHI: Indian skipper Virat Kohli has breached yet another massive milestone in the social media ecosystem, hitting 100 million followers on Facebook-owned photo and video sharing social networking platform Instagram. He became the first cricketer to hit 100 million followers on Facebook owned photo and video sharing social networking platform Instagram.
Feb 15, 2021 11:02
KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC have emerged as the first football club in India to attain the 2 million mark on Instagram.  It serves as a symbol of love and support from all the Malayalis across the world towards the sport and their club. The state has a rich football heritage, and such milestones serve as reminders of the fans’ growing love for the sport and Kerala Blasters.