Instagram Earnings: During lockdowns where people went to jobs and income declined. At the same time, it had no effect on the players. During this time, Juventus star striker Cristiano Ronaldo alone earned around 18 crores from Instagram. They are in the first place in terms of revenue from this social media platform. Team India captain Virat Kohli is at number six. He earned a total of Rs 3.6 crore through three sponsored posts on Instagram.
Kohli earned an average of 1,26,431 pounds (about 1.2 million rupees):
From March 12 to May 14, Attain magazine prepared a report on the earnings of these players. In this, Kohli earned an average of 1,26,431 pounds (about 1.2 million rupees) from each post. Kohli has 6.2 crore followers on Instagram. He is the most followed person in the country on Instagram. He is the only Indian in the list of top-10 players.
Over 22 million followers on Rolando’s Instagram:
The top-ranked Portuguese footballer Ronaldo earned 18,82,336 ponds (about Rs 17.9 crore) in this list. Ronaldo has 22.2 million followers on Instagram. He is the first number in the world to follow on Instagram.
|The player||Instagram followers (in crores)||Earning from a post||Sponsored post||Total Earnings (In Rs. Crore)|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||22.2||4.5 crores||4||18|
|Leonel Messi||15.3||3.1 crore||4||12.3|
|Neymar jr||13.9||2.5 crores||4||11.4|
|Shakeel O Neel||1.7||34.65 Lakh||16||5.5|
|David Beckham||6.3||1.29 Crore||3||3.8|
|Virat Kohli||6.2||1.2 crore||3||3.6|
Messi in second place in terms of earnings:
Ronaldo is followed by Barcelona striker Leonel Messi in terms of earnings from Instagram. Messi earned 12,99,373 ponds (about Rs. 12.3 crore) from 4 posts. Brazilian star Junior Neymar is third in terms of earnings. He received 11,92,211 ponds (about Rs 11.4 crore) for 4 posts.
Shakeel is the only basketball player in the top-5:
NBA star Shakeel O’Neill is among the top-5 players in terms of earnings. Shakeel is in fourth position. He earned 5,83,628 (around Rs 5.5 crore) from 16 posts on Instagram. He has 17 million followers on his Instagram. Beckham is at number 5 on this list. He earned 4,05,359 ponds (around 3.8 crores) from Instagram during the lockdown.
Federer’s highest grossing player:
Last week, Forbes magazine released the list of the world’s highest-grossing players. In this, tennis star Roger Federer of Switzerland overtook football star Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi. Federer tops the list with earnings of $ 106.3 million (about Rs 802 crore).
Ronaldo in second place in terms of earnings:
Talking about Indian players, only Virat Kohli is in the top-100. Kohli is at number 66 with earnings of $ 26 million (about Rs 196 crore). Ronaldo, second on the list, earned $ 105 million (about Rs 793 crore) last year.
At the same time, Messi earned only 8 crores less than this Portuguese footballer. Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. is at number four in the list, earning $ 95.5 million (about Rs 721 crore)