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Neymar is the Barça player with the most followers on Instagram | MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Instagram is one of the most used social media networks by Barça's footballers, who post their photos and videos with filters on this site. In fact, all the first-team squad except for Sergio Busquets and Jordi Masip have an official account. Whilst the club itself (@FCBarcelona) has more than 40 million fans, various players have a significant following on Instagram. Here is a list of the top five:

1. Neymar (@neymarj) 60.3 M

The Brazilian leads the way as Barça's most popular player. He's a very active user and he loves to instagram a wide range of professional and personal moments in his life, without forgetting his advertising commitments. On average, over a million people interact with each one of his posts.

2. Leo Messi (@leomessi) 56.5 M

The best player in the world is also one of the most followed on Instagram with close to 57 million fans. The Argentinian opens a door into his personal life as he posts photos of his sons and other aspects of his life in the Catalan capital. He also tends to celebrate title wins with his fans online.

3. Luis Suárez (@luissuarez9) 16.9 M

The third player in Barça's fearsome forwardline weighs in with just below 17 million followers. The Uruguayan also shares family moments as well as photos and videos of his teammates with Barça and his national team.

4. Andrés Iniesta (@andresiniesta8) 14 M

Moving into midfield, Iniesta has an impressive 14 million followers on Instagram. His posts are a mixture of footballing achievements, advertising commitments and personal photos. The Spanish international acts as captain both on the pitch and online through his consistently optimistic and motivational messages to his teammates and fans.

5. Gerard Piqué (@3gerardpique) 9.5 M

The Catalan centre-back has accumulated 9.5 million fans with his posts of Barça victories and other sporting achievements along with some advertising. Also, Piqué posts photos and videos of his famous wife, Shakira, and his kids.

Instagram Kings

This September the official FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) account reached the record-breaking figure of 40 million followers. The club have gone from 20 million to 40 million in only a year and remains the world's most followed sports team.

Show your passion for Barça uploading a photo or video on Instagram using the hashtags #FCBWorld and #igersFCB.


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