Football is the most popular games in the world and it isn’t a surprise that some of these stars are the most followed athletes in the sports fraternity. The popularity of football across the globe ensures these players have millions of supporters and fans.
In the earlier days, it was difficult to gauge the exact amount of fan following these legends had. But in the 21st century, due to the presence of various social networking sites, we are able to get a clear picture about the popularity of the players around the globe.
Let us have a look at 10 most followed footballers on facebook:
10) Gerard Pique
Facebook followers: 18.94 Million
For a team to prosper at the highest level the defence line needs to be strong, Gerard Pique is that player who can give you stability at the back. With Carles Puyol and Sergio Ramos beside him, it was impossible to break through the Spanish defence during their heydeys but he has become a mainstay for the national team now. The centre-back is an asset for Barcelona too, winning trebles with them in the 2008-09 and the 2014-15 seasons.
Gerard Pique has been in a relationship with pop star Shakira for several years which makes him even more popular throughout the world. Known for his clean play at the back he is one of the most decorated footballers Spain and Barcelona have ever had.
You can follow Gerard Pique on Facebook here