Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, attained the remarkable feat of being the only Indian sports team to rank among the top five Instagram accounts of 2022. Four football clubs, led by RCB, which features Indian cricketing superstar Virat Kohli, are awarded the final spots for sports organisations with the most interactions on the social media platform.
In a secret survey conducted by a social media analytics company, RCB attracted a staggering 948 million interactions, the most of any Indian sports team. One of the most well-known cricket teams in the world is RCB, which has participated in the IPL since its inception. Virat Kohli, who is the captain of the team, has the majority of its fan following.
Real Madrid, a La Liga powerhouse, leads with 2.09 billion Instagram interactions in 2022, followed by FC Barcelona, which still has 1.78 billion despite losing World Cup winner Lionel Messi. Paris Saint-Germain, which also had 1.07 billion Instagram interactions, is the team that has benefited from Messi’s arrival.
Due to the back and forth regarding the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United was another team that was in the news for a considerable amount of time. With 1.41 billion reactions, the United team finished third overall as a result of the hiring of new manager Eric ten Hag and rumours about Ronaldo’s future at the club.