Social media is reflective of the popularity of Soccer; the popularity of individual players can easily be interpreted through the popularity of their Facebook and Tweeter profiles. So, what are the most popular Soccer Players?
10. Luis Suarez
With a combined number of Facebook likes and Twitter followers that add up to 14.2 million worldwide, Suarez is the tenth most popular Soccer Player in the world. His Facebook and Tweeter accounts are useful means of communicating with his fans, and offer lots of personal photos.
9. David Villa
He has no official Tweeter account, but his Facebook account has 15.8 million likes. The Spanish striker is among the most popular athletes.
8. Gerard Pique
With a total of 25.4 million Facebook and Tweeter fans, The Barcelona star takes up number eight on the list. His profiles offer photos of him and his pop star partner Shakira.
7. Andreas Iniesta
He is the highest ranking player on our list that communicates almost exclusively in Spanish. He has a total of 32.6 fans on Facebook and Tweeter.
6. Mesut Ozil
The Turkish born Arsenal star is the tenth most popular athlete on Facebook. On our list he takes the sixth place with a combined audience of 34.5 million.
This Brazilian star currently plays in Mexico and prefers Tweeter over Facebook, which he uses mostly for commercial purposes. The 38.8 million fans rank him fifth on our list.
This Brazilian football star has the second most popular Twitter profile among the athletes. His combined Facebook and Tweeter audience of 53 million put him fourth on our list.
Neymar is known for his selfies, but makes efforts to publish various content each week. His combined popularity adds up to 62.6 million fans.
2. Lionel Messi
Messi does not use a Twitter profile, but he is very popular on Facebook with 74 million likes.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
His native Portugal is a small nation of 10 million, but Ronaldo’s worldwide popularity on social networks makes him the most popular athlete and soccer player in the world. This week, he reached 100 million likes on Facebook alone. Add to that his 30.5 million Twitter followers, he is by far more popular than any other athlete.
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