In less than three months, Jude Bellingham has overtaken Marcus Rashford to become the most-followed English footballer on Instagram.
Jude Bellingham is certainly enjoying one of his best years in his football career.
The 20-year-old England midfielder has risen to become one of the best players in his position in the world.
After a brilliant individual season for Borussia Dortmund, the talented Englishman sealed a big-money move to Spanish giants Real Madrid, and also saw a significant boost in his social media presence.
Bellingham surpasses Marcus Rashford to become the most-followed English footballer on Instagram
As of September 2023, Jude Bellingham is the most-followed active English footballer on Instagram.
Bellingham’s impressive individual performances as well as his blockbuster move to Real Madrid in June saw his social media following grow exponentially.
17:28 - 02.09.2023
Jude Bellingham scores in his fourth consecutive game for Real Madrid, helping them beat Getafe.
14:50 - 31.08.2023
England's Jude Bellingham has been key with his goals and overall contribution to Real Madrid's impressive start to the season.
However, Bellingham’s Instagram followers later increased to 11.7 million followers as of June 16, following confirmation of his move by Real Madrid in an Instagram post - an increase of 1.77 million followers in just over two weeks.
However, the Three Lions midfielder was expected to enjoy a sporadic growth on his page, and that has been the case, as Bellingham this month crossed the 16 million followers mark on Instagram.
The Madrid midfielder who is currently on 16.8 million followers now boasts more followers than Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, who is currently on 16.5 million followers, and even Bayern Munich striker (16M followers).
Jude Bellingham has continued to make the headlines over his explosive start to life in LALIGA EA SPORTS with Los Blancos.
The 20-year-old midfielder who has been nominated for the 2023 edition of the Golden Boy Award has scored an incredible five goals and created one assist in four appearances so far this campaign.
The England star has also earned praise from the media and his teammates for his dedication, professionalism and performances for the 14-time Champions League winners.
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New Real Madrid signing Jude Bellingham has equalled a longstanding record held by the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Carlos Alcaraz will line up against Danil Medvedev in the US Open semifinal but has kicked off a bromance with Real Madrid star Jude Bellingham as tennis meets football.
Top 10 most-followed English footballers on Instagram in 2023
Below is a list of the Top 10 most-followed active English footballers on Instagram as of September 7, 2023.
1. Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid) - 16.8M followers
2. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) - 16.5M followers
3. Harry Kane (Bayern Munich) - 16M followers
4. Raheem Sterling (Chelsea) - 10.7M followers
5. Jadon Sancho (Manchester United) - 9.8M followers
6. Phil Foden (Manchester City) - 9.5M followers
7. Jack Grealish (Manchester City) - 8.8M followers
8. Mason Mount (Manchester United) - 6.4M followers
9. Jordan Henderson (Al Ettifaq) - 5.3M followers
10. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) - 5.3M followers