The Prince of the World Cup this summer, Mario Götze became a celebrity overnight. Literally. Before he scored the game-winning goal in the final, he was a Germany celebrity who was dating a model at barely 22 years old.
But now? Now, he’s a worldwide phenomenon who chills with Rihanna. His journey to superstardom is documented through his IG account. You probably don’t want to miss it.
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You probably can’t read most of Neymar’s IG page but does it really matter when the guy is posting seemingly every other hour? His 2,000-plus posts is insane for anyone, let alone a world-wide famous athlete.
The soccer player might missed most of the World Cup, and Brazil might’ve gotten smoked by Germany, but Neymar is still one of the best players in the world. He also has way too much fun on the ‘gram.
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Do it for the ‘gram.
I spend way too much time thinking about Instagram. I’ll think about it when I throw on some new sneakers. I’ll think about it when I’m eating. I’ll think about it on vacation. It never leaves me. It’s a 24/7 job. It also feels good to know I’m not alone. Athletes have taken to Instagram in much the same way as Twitter. It’s their chance to control their image and connect with fans, and depending on how tight-lipped they are with their personal life, you can get some good laughs out of it.
Today, just a day after breaking down the best follows among female athletes, we’re taking a stab at the guys. These 10 are must-follows for any Instagram user.
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