New Delhi: Team India captain Virat Kohli has become the first cricketer to cross the mark of 100 million followers on Instagram. Not only this, he is also the first Indian and first Asian to achieve this milestone.
Kohli shared a post on Instagram announcing the achievement and thanking his fans for the love and support.
The fans of the cricketer can’t keep calm and a hashtag #100millionviratiansoninsta started trending. International Cricket Council also congratulated Kohli by tweeting a picture welcoming him to the 100 million club with the caption “Virat Kohli - the first cricket star to hit 100 million followers on Instagram.”
Virat Kohli - the first cricket star to hit 100 million followers on Instagram ???? pic.twitter.com/HI1hTSbo8M— ICC (@ICC) March 1, 2021
Kohli is the fourth most followed sports personality on Instagram following Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo who tops the chart with 267 million followers, Argentine footballer Lionel Messi with 187 million followers and Brazil footballer Neymar with 147 million followers.
Kohli has a huge follower base not only on Instagram, but on other social media sites as well. He has 40.8 million followers on Twitter and over 36 million followers on Facebook.