Top 10 Most-Followed Sports Teams and Associations on Instagram

American football, soccer, calcio, fùtbol or what else? What teams or leagues are the top ones on Instagram?

10. Premier League (@premierleague) – 5.2m followers

Well, soccer or footbal or whatelse, is the world’s most popular sport and UK is its native land. So no surprises the UK Premier League association has such a wide worldwide audience.

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9. NFL (@nfl) – 5.9m followers

Well, according to Instagram 25% of their audience is from the US, so we definitely expected to find the most popular US sport’s association in the top 10.
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8. FC Bayern (@fcbayern) – 6m followers

Aaand, we’re back to soccer/football, with Germany’s most famous team, the Bayern Munich.

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7. Chelsea FC (@chelseafc) – 6.1m followers

Premier League’s champions. London’s calling…

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6. Arsenal (@arsenal) – 6.2m followers

Chelsea’s ancient enemies might have lost the Premier League but they triumph on Instagram.

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5. WWE (@wwe) – 7.4m followers

I loved Hulk Hogan and Andrè the Giant! And it looks like wrestling is still pretty famous worldwide if they are able reach the 5th position between the top 10 most followed sport teams and associations on Instagram!

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4. Manchester United (@manchesterunited) – 10.2m followers

Again soccer/football, again UK. Beckham’s team is the most followed UK football club.

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3. NBA (@nba) – 14.1m followers

It shouldn’t be the most popular sport in the US; it should be behind the American Football and Baseball but the NBA, National Baskeball Associationm is the top US-based sport association/team on Instagram. With no rivals.

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2. Real Madrid (@realmadrid) – 29.1m followers

Second on the podium, Real Madrid FC is the second most followed sport club on Instagram.

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1. FC Barcelona (@fcbarcelona) – 31.5m followers

They compete with the Real Madrid in Spain, they compete with the Real Madrid in Europe and now they compete with the Real Madrid on Instagram: the 1st position as the most followed Sport Team on Instagram is taken by the FC Barcelona! With 31.5m followers they are actually the 26th most followed Instagram account *ever*!

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