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Top 10 footballers who make the most money per Instagram post

Footballers who make the most money per Instagram post
Footballers who make the most money per Instagram post

#8 Mohamed Salah โ€” $231,000

Salah has 45.6 million followers on Instagram
Salah has 45.6 million followers on Instagram

Mohamed Salah's journey from being just another player to one of the best strikers in the world happened in a jiffy. Although Salah's fame shot up instantly after joining Liverpool, a lot went behind the Egyptian's fame in terms of blood, sweat and tears.

Mo Salah spent a below-par stint with Basel and Chelsea before moving to Roma. His heroics in Serie A earned him a ticket to Anfield in 2017 and the rest is history. Salah is one of the most followed players in the EPL and has 45.6 million followers on Instagram.

The Egyptian international earns about $231,000 per post on Instagram.


#7 Gareth Bale โ€” $238,000

Real Madrid's top earning player is also one of the top earners on Instagram
Real Madrid's top earning player is also one of the top earners on Instagram

Gareth Bale came into the limelight after his hat-trick for Tottenham Hotspur against Inter Milan in the 2010 Champions League. He was picked by Real Madrid a couple of seasons later and became the most-expensive player in 2013.

Bale has never been off the media. There's always news that revolves around the former Tottenham man. That bicycle goal vs Liverpool in the 2018 UCL final, tiff with Zidane, 'Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order', the list goes on.

Real Madrid's top earning player is also one of the top earners on Instagram. He collects $238,000 per IG post.


#6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic โ€” $259,000

Zlatan is a renowned player across Europe
Zlatan is a renowned player across Europe

The football world is keen to know the secret behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic's fitness. At the age of 40, the AC Milan striker is still bossing the game and is better than a bunch of players who are half his age.

Zlatan is a renowned player across Europe after having played for numerous top clubs in the continent. The Swedish international has 51.2 million followers on Instagram. Loved for his narcissism and self-centeredness, Zlatan Ibrahimovic set a trend that often revolves around him addressing himself as a third person.

The same resulted in various memes circulating through the internet. Zlatan's Instagram posts mostly involve paid partnerships, pictures with fellow footballers and training clips.


#5 Ronaldinho โ€” $301,000

Ronaldinho has 61 million followers on Instagram
Ronaldinho has 61 million followers on Instagram

It has been almost a decade since the Brazilian maestro quit football at the top level. After departing from AC Milan in 2011, Ronaldinho spent another 4-5 years in Brazil and Mexico.

Ronaldinho's fame and reach has only increased ever since his retirement from top-tier football. Instagram didn't gain much of a popularity during Ronaldinho's final playing years. However, the former Barcelona forward ended up being a regular user of the social media platform. That earned him millions of followers and engagements from across the globe.

Ronaldinho has 61 million followers on Instagram as of now.

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Edited by Aditya Singh
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