Is there a record Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has not broken?

The former Real Madrid and Manchester United legend is no stranger to making and breaking records.

Despite a rape allegation hanging on his neck, Ronaldo is still endearing himself to fans across the globe.

The five-time world football of the year became the most followed person on Instagram on Monday.

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The Juventus forward surpassed American actress and pop star Selena Gomez, who has held the title since 2016.

Gomez, 26, overtook Ariana Grande two years ago in a list which is dominated by stateside entertainment stars.

But Ronaldo, who at the time of writing has over 144 million followers, has cemented his status as one of the most recognisable figures on the planet.

The Portugal international marked the news in relatively modest circumstances, with an image of him in the gym.

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The development comes just months after he swapped Real Madrid for Juventus in a deal worth €100 million (£88.93m/$114m).