Social media has transformed the way famous athletes reach and communicate with their audiences and some of the most followed people on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, are, in fact, football players.
Cristiano Ronaldo, in particular, is the king of Instagram and Facebook and has the fifth most followed account on Twitter. So, what about female footballers?
Women’s football may not be as popular as its men’s counterpart, at least not in Europe and the UK, but female footballers have some of the best social media accounts worth following if you are a true football fan.
Alex Morgan, a 33-year-old footballer from California, who currently plays as a striker and a captain for San Diego Wave FC, was ranked in Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019 and 2022.
Brazilian footballer Marta da Silva, commonly known as just Marta, has more awards than we can count and was selected as one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Advocates by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres in 2019.
Considered one of the most successful players in U.S. women’s football, 37-year-old Megan Rapinoe is a winger for the national team and the captain of Seattle’s OL Reign