Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly pocketed a whopping £1,882,336 million during the lockdown period just with by publishing sponsored posts on Instagram, the highest among the sportsperson.
Ronaldo has around 222 million followers on the highly popular photo-sharing platform which is the most for any individual account.
According to a report by Attain, from the period between march 12 to May 14, the Juventus icon earned £470,584 for each of his four sponsored posts on Instagram.
India skipper Virat Kohli emerged as the only cricketer in the world's top-10 list of highest-earning athletes through sponsored Instagram posts during the lockdown, according to a report.
The cricket superstar was sixth on the list, the figures for which were collected by 'Attain' during the period between March 12 and May 14, when the world literally shut down to stem the growth of the coronavirus outbreak.
According to the list, Kohli earned a total of £379,294 through his sponsored posts, raking up £126,431 per post.
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