Are you a sports fan? Whether you live to watch the GOATs crash the boards in NBA games or enjoy more obscure sports like frisbee golf, you might find content that interests you from this list of the top sports influencers to watch on social media.
Top sports influencers
Lebron, known to his 158 million Instagram followers as @kingjames, is probably the most famous basketball player on the planet. The Los Angeles Laker keeps his followers up-to-speed by sharing his Lebron James’ Home Court event, fancy footwear, offering a peek at some sweet family time and showing his best game face.
Adriene is a yoga teacher on a mission to connect as many people as possible through her free yoga videos, available for all skill levels. On YouTube, where she’s known as yogawithadriene, she guides her 12.3 million subscribers through everything from a 10-minute morning session to beginner-friendly yoga for couch potatoes.
Cristiano is arguably the most well-known soccer player on the planet. He plays for Saudi Pro League club Al Nassr and the Portugal national team. He previously played for the Premier League club team Manchester United. Cristiano keeps his 611 million Instagram followers in the loop through his posts while staying fresh and fierce on the field.
Ryan is a professional skateboarder from California who gained mainstream fame as a teen while starring on MTV’s reality series “Life of Ryan.” Ryan’s Instagram followers, who know him better as @shecks, get the scoop on his latest shoe design collab and watch as he takes on the kickflip challenge.
Brodie is a four-time Ultimate Frisbee National Champion and current professional disc golf player who holds six Guinness World Records. On YouTube, Brodie shares content like a putting tutorial to quickly improve your game and a look at what affects the stability of a disc for his 2.2 million subscribers.
Dwayne is a former professional wrestler turned major Hollywood actor with a supersized physique and personality to match. Better known to his 393 million Instagram followers as @therock, Dwayne gives the scoop on his latest film projects, advocates for the people of Maui and travels to England for a star-studded movie premiere.
David is a former professional soccer player from the U.K. who played for Manchester United. On Instagram, David gives his 85.1 million followers a glimpse at his keen sense of style and reflects on the biggest moments of his soccer career. He also shares the latest news on his Miami soccer team.
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Ronaldo is a former Brazilian soccer megastar who played for several top-rated teams and is widely considered one of the best players of all time. On Instagram, where he is better known to his 74.7 million followers — and to the rest of the world — as @ronaldinho, he posts about playing in a star-studded soccer match for peace and shares his soft drink of choice.
Travis is more than just a football player — he’s a personality on and off the field. He’s also a decorated tight end, with two Superbowl rings with the Kansas City Chiefs. Travis has over 4 million followers on Instagram and frequently posts about the Chiefs or products he loves. He also has a podcast with his brother Jason, a fellow NFL player. He’s also got quite the fashion sense.
Fellow Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick is also an Instagram sensation with almost 6 million followers. You’ll see Patrick making big plays on the field as a top-notch quarterback and in multiple commercials with brands like State Farm. He’s partnered with companies like Adidas and occasionally shares family life with his wife and two kids.
Whitney is a weightlifting athlete, owner of the Alive fitness app, certified personal trainer and mental health advocate. Whitney also deals with psoriasis and shares her journey with the disease and how to be confident with your body. She has millions of followers spread across Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, where she shares beauty and mental health content, but her most significant focus is fitness. Her personality radiates through all of her content.
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Tom is a well-known NFL retired football player who played for 23 seasons and has won seven Superbowl rings. He’s also quite popular on social media, with more than 14 million followers on Instagram and almost 5 million followers on TikTok. You’ll find him sharing things about football, sports, health and golf.