Cristiano Ronaldo has not yet debuted at the World Cup in Qatar, but he has already 500 million followers on Instagram.

“My life, career, and thoughts shared with you, always. You are part of my story and all together we’ve achieved so much. More than I could dream of. In every post, each moment, your support. Thank you!”, wrote the footballer in celebration of the milestone.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed person on Instagram with 500 million followers, closing in on the Instagram brand account which has 557 million followers.