Virat Kohli is not just a cricketer anymore, he is a global sensation even on the social media platforms. Who doesn’t want to get famous these days? Having a huge fan following on social media has become a trend now that many people aspire for as it is turning into a fortune these days because these platforms are running on entertainment business-grounds.
Talking about getting famous on these platforms, then our Indian Cricket Team Captain ‘Virat Kohli’, also known as ‘King Kohli’ on Monday became the first Indian to cross 100 million followers on Instagram. He is the first-ever Indian to achieve a 100 million followers’ goal and the International Cricket Council (ICC) welcomed ‘King Kohli’ over social media and congratulated him for entering into an elite club that features Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., Ariana Grande, and Dwayne Johnson.
After Virat Kohli, stunning actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Desi Girl) is the most followed Indian celebrity on Instagram with 60 million followers and in the future, she will be the next to join the elite club.
Fan following of Virat Kohli is not only restricted to Instagram, he has a huge fan base on other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Currently, he has 40.8 million followers on the micro-blogging website and over 36 million likes on his Facebook page.
If we talk about other famous celebrities who touched 100 million followers on Instagram apart from Virat Kohli then it brings Cristiano Ronaldo into notice first with over 266 million followers that makes him the most followed individual. After Ronaldo, Ariana Grande lies in the second position of a most followed individual on Instagram with over 224 million followers, and Dwayne Johnson is third on the list with 220 million followers.
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Reaching 100 million followers on Instagram is a great milestone but our Indian Cricket Team Captain is currently focusing more on the fourth and final Test match against England held on March 4. Kohli is currently practicing with his team in Ahmedabad and gearing up to bring victory for team India.
India is leading the Test series by 2-1 and needs to win or draw the last match against England in order to qualify for the World Test Championship final. The team seems to be in a good shape and all set to fire up the ground with its stunning performance and gameplay.