Kylian Mbappe reaches a new milestone by attaining 100 million Instagram followers, becoming the first French personality to do it.
Only roughly thirty persons in the world have attained this degree of fame.
A few days after surpassing Edinson Cavani’s 200 goals for PSG to become his club’s all-time leading scorer, Mbappé reached this milestone.
He has broken every previous record held by a French celebrity and is currently the most followed French person on Instagram.
In the list of Instagram accounts with the most followers globally, Mbappé is now ranked 36th.
He is still behind a number of prominent football players, including Cristiano Ronaldo (with 559 million followers), Lionel Messi (with 440 million followers), and Neymar Jr. (with 206 million followers).
Only the official Instagram account (which has 609 million followers) is ahead of the latter two in terms of the top three most followed accounts in the world.
The fact that Kylian Mbappé is so well-liked on social media attests to his talent and appeal to a wide audience.
His influence will no doubt continue to increase both on and off the field as one of football’s brightest rising stars.
Mbappe has now joined the list of footballers with more than 100 million Instagram followers, joining the likes of fellow PSG superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar as well as Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal.
Who are the top ten most popular footballers on Instagram?
The Top 10 footballers on Instagram with the most followers include:
- Sergio Ramos – 57.1 million followers
- Mohamed Salah – 57.6 million followers
- Paul Pogba – 57.5 million followers
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 58.4 million followers
- Marcelo – 62.3 million followers
- Karim Benzema – 67.3 million followers
- Kylian Mbappe – 100 million followers
- Neymar Jr – 206 million followers
- Lionel Messi – 440 million followers
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 559 million followers
French professional footballer Kylian Mbappé Lottin (born December 20, 1998) plays forward for Ligue 1 team Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team.
He is regarded as one of the top players in the world and is well known for his shooting, dribbling, and outstanding speed.
Mbappé started his professional club career in 2015 by playing for Monaco, where he won the Ligue 1 championship. He was born in Paris and reared in the nearby town of Bondy.
With a €180 million permanent transfer to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017, Mbappé, then 18 years old, became the second-most expensive player and most expensive teen player in history.
There, he led the team to its first-ever appearance in the UEFA Champions League Final in 2020 and won four Ligue 1 championships and three Coupes de France, including a domestic quadruple in the 2019–20 season.
He ranks third all-time in assists and is the club’s leading scorer ever.
Mbappé earned his senior debut for France in 2017 at the age of 18 on the international stage.
Mbappé became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He also became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup.
When France won the competition, he finished as the joint second-highest scorers, and for his efforts he was awarded the FIFA World Cup Best Young Player and French Player of the Year awards.
France made it to the FIFA World Cup final in 2022, where Mbappé set a record for most goals ever scored in a World Cup final while also winning the Golden Boot and Silver Ball.
Mbappé was named to the FIFA FIFPro World11 in 2018, 2019 and 2022, the UEFA Team of the Year in 2018 and the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season in 2016–17, 2019–20, 2020–21 and 2021–22.
He was awarded the Globe Soccer Best Player of the Year in 2021.
He has won the Golden Boy in 2017, Ligue 1 Player of the Year three times, and has finished as the Ligue 1 top scorer for four seasons; in the 2021–22 season, he became the first player to finish as both Ligue 1 top scorer and top assist provider.