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5 Guinness world records held by Cristiano Ronaldo

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161.66K   //    16 Oct 2016, 21:55 IST
Ronaldo loves records, and records love Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is one heck of a footballer. Ever since he made his debut for Manchester United, the Portuguese has been gathering one accolade after another for both club and country.

Along with Leo Messi, he’s been a player who has broken the norm and risen above the level of the average footballer. Messi and Ronaldo have broken several records while on the path of their respective conquests.

Many of those records are well known and have been recognized as league or club records but some have also made the Guinness book of Wolrd records. So here are 5 of Ronaldo’s records that are a part of the Guinness recognition of his achievements 

5) Most followers on Instagram for an athlete

Social Media is big among superstars and celebrities and that includes athletes and sports personalities as well. They even hire account managers who take care of updating their page and post the occasional photo.

Well, whoever is in charge of Ronaldo’s Instagram account is clearly doing a very good job right now. The Portuguese superstar is in the book for the most number of followers for an athlete or sportsperson.

According to the website, as of 23rd august 2016, he has 74,069,275 fans on his account. He is the 7th most followed person on the social media site which is quite a record to have. Neymar and Messi are behind him but by quite some distance.

Neymar has 57,651,689 followers while Leo Messi is third with 51,729,138.

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