Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes the Most Followed Person in the World on Facebook

Lee Walker@@Lee_BleacherRUK Managing EditorMarch 15, 2015

MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 07: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid CF looks on during his warming up before the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium on February 7, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is now the most followed human being in the world on Facebook.

At Noon GMT on Sunday, Ronaldo had just over 107,105,000 likes, numbering 15,000 more than Colombian singer Shakira.

In October, the 30-year-old Portuguese superstar became the first athlete to break 100 million likes:

Valéry Brancaleoni @MktgDgtFootball

#digisport #facebook RT @Repucom @Cristiano will become the first athlete to break the 100 M http://t.co/a1hPnVBiJH http://t.co/KNRl50wFIJ

Of course, Shakira's partner is Barcelona defender Gerard Pique. You could say it was Real 1-0 Barcelona ahead of next Sunday's Clasico.

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