- Cristiano Ronaldo has emerged the highest earner per post on Instagram
- The Portuguese star rakes in £780,000 (R16m) while Neymar is second with £580,000 (R12m) per post
- Lionel Messi earns £521,000 (R11m) while Beckham takes home £287,000 (R6m)
- Lebron James is next on the list with £219,000 (R4m) per post and Ronaldinho with £206,000 (R4m)
Cristiano Ronaldo has continued to dominate other footballers with his earnings in endorsements and annual income.
The Juventus striker's Instagram posts were recently valued by HopperHQ and the 35-year-old rakes in a whopping £780,000 (R16m) per post on his social media handle.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the Portuguese icon currently has over 22 million followers on his Instagram handle and he remains the best-paid footballer when a post is made.
Second is Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, who cashes in £580,000 (R12m) per post, £300,000 (R6m) less than his former Real Madrid rival Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi is third according to HopperHQ with an income of £521,000 (R11m) but is nearly double the amount England legend David Beckham makes per post.
Beckham reportedly earns £287,000 (R5m) on his Instagram posts ahead of LA Lakers star Lebron James who pockets £219,000 (R4m) per posts.
Embattled Brazilian legend Ronaldinho is also having a good payday whenever he makes a post on his social media account with a take-home of £206,000 (R4m) every time he shares an update with his 51.5 million followers.
The football-dominated list also has Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Uruguay's Luis Suarez earning higher than Indian cricket legend Virat Kholi.
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is in number seven spot despite being linked with a move away from the Spanish capital.
Here are the top earners per post on Instagram
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) - £780,000 (R16m)
2. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) - £580,000 (R12m)
3. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - £521,000 (R11m)
4. David Beckham (England) - £287,000 (R5m)
5. Lebron James (LA Lakers) - £219,000 (R4m)
6. Ronaldinho (Brazil) - £206,000 (R4m)
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