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Virat’s followers touch 200M on Instagram, adds another feather to his Cap


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Former Indian cricket captain Virat becomes only the third sportsman after Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to reach the landmark 200M

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Former team India cricket captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday touched another milestone. Virat’s followers touch 200M, making him the first International Cricket player to reach unique 200 million followers on Instagram. Besides Instagram, Virat Kohli has a huge fan following on Facebook and Twitter. Not only Virat chased milestones but this time it is the other way around. Former Indian team captain became just the third most followed sportsperson in the world after Christiano Ronaldo( 450M) and Lionel Messi (333M). Kohli thanked his supporters for all the love.

“200 million strong. Thanks for all your support insta fam,” Kohli said in an Instagram post.

Virat’s Followers touch 200M, becomes the first Indian to achieve the feat

Virat Kohli is one of the India’s most popular cricketer. American Multinational Financial Consultancy Firm company Duff & Phelps voted Virat Kohli as the most Valuable celebrity endorser for consecutive three years in a row. And now carrying on the same trend, the former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain completed 200 million followers on Instagram – the first Indian to achieve this feat on the social media platform. Kohli recently surpassed Neymar to become the third most followed athlete on the Facebook-owned platform.

Virat Kohli celebrates
Virat Kohli celebrates

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