FC Barcelona, colloquially known as Barca, is one of the best football clubs in the entire world, and it is arguably the best in Spain. Since its inception, Football Club Barcelona has given birth to a horde of talents, including Lionel Messi, who is revered as the best player in the history of football. Unfortunately, Messi is not with Barcelona anymore after his departure from the club in late 2021. Now, let’s take a look at the 10 current Barca players who have the most followers on Instagram.
1. Robert Lewandowski (32.2M)
Robert Lewandowski is a Polish football player who plays as a central striker for Football Club Barcelona. He is also the captain of the Poland national team. Lewandowski was born on 21 August 1988 in Warsaw, Poland. The 6.1 ft. tall goal machine spent much of his career at Bayern Munich, making 253 appearances and scoring 238 goals. Lewandowski joined the Laliga club only in 2022 where he is the top scorer of the season.
As of this writing, Robert Lewandowski has 32.2 Million followers on Instagram, making him the most followed FC Barcelona player.
2. Memphis Depay (16.3M)
Memphis Depay is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Spanish club Barcelona. Depay was born on 13 February 1994 in Moordrecht, Netherlands. The 5.10 ft. tall striker joined FC Barcelona in 2021 where he became the top scorer of the team that same year. Unfortunately, after new signings like Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, and Ferran Torres, he is struggling to make it in the top 11. Nevertheless, the Dutch team mostly depends upon Depay in the frontline.
Memphis Depay, currently, has 16.3 Million followers on Instagram which makes him the second most followed FC Barcelona player after Robert Lewandowski. There are rumors that he is joining another Laliga club, Athletico Madrid. If he begins the new project, he has the potential to play twice a week.
UPDATE: Memphis Depay now has moved to another Laliga club Atletico de Madrid.
3. Marc Andre ter Stegen (13.9M)
Marc Andre Ter Stegen is a German football player who was born on 30 April 1992 in Monchengladbach, Germany. He plays as a goalkeeper for the German national team and the Spanish club, FC Barcelona. Ter Stegen began his senior career in 2009 when he joined Borrusia Monchengladbach II. The 6.2 ft. tall goalkeeper joined his current club FC Barcelona in 2014 where he dominates the D-Box.
Till now, 13.9 Million fans follow Marc Andre Ter Stegen on Instagram. This makes Ter Stegen the third most followed Barcelona player on Instagram, preceded only by Robert Lewandowski and Memphis Depay.
4. Dembele (13.1M)
Ousmane Dembele comes fourth in the list of FC Barcelona players with the most followers on Instagram. Dembele is a French footballer who plays as a right winger for the French national team and Football Club Barcelona.
Ousmane Dembele was born on 15 May 1997 in Vernon France. After appearing for Borrusia Dortmund for only a season, Dembele joined Barcelona in 2017. Due to injuries, he missed numerous games, so much so that he almost ended up leaving the club. Fortunately, he happens to be the first-choice right winger, ahead of Raphinha, for now.
5. Pablo Gavi (13M)
Only at the age of 18, Pablo Gavi has already appeared 17 times for Spain’s national team. On 15th January 2023, he became the man of the match in the 3-1 victory over the archrival Real Madrid in the final of Supercopa de Espana. In the game, he scored a goal and provided two assists: first for Robert Lewandowski and second for Pedri.
Gavi, the 2022 Golden Boy Award winner, is the fifth most followed FC Barcelona player on Instagram. Gavi has 13 Million followers on Instagram as of this writing. If he continues to bewitch football fans with his magical skills on the pitch, he will definitely gain over 100 Million followers in the near future. Since 2021, Gavi has been playing as a central midfielder for both Laliga club FC Barcelona and Spain’s national team.
6. Frenkie de Jong (11M)
Frenkie de Jong is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for both the Laliga Club FC Barcelona and the Dutch national team. He is one of the most sought-after footballers by coaches. Since joining FC Barca in 2019, he has had lots of ups and downs. There were rumors that the club wanted him to leave whereas he strived to prove himself as the right replacement for the aging Sergio Busquets. He is now one of the most reliable midfielders in the world.
Currently, Frenkie de Jong has 11 million followers on his Instagram. On Instagram, he is the 6th most followed FC Barcelona player.
7. Pedri (9.7M)
Fans of FC Barcelona know well that when Pedri shines, Barca wins, and when Pedri doesn’t perform well, Barca loses. Pedri is a Spanish professional football player who was born in Bajamar of Spain on 25 November 2002. He started his senior club career in Barcelona in 2020. He is much of a central midfielder and often plays as an attacking midfielder or also a forward.
Pedri is the winner of Golden Boy 2021 and he has continued to improve his skills on the pitch. For now, Pedri is the 7th most followed FC Barcelona player on Instagram where he has 9.7 million followers.
8. Ansu Fati (9.6M)
Ansu Fati is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team. Though Fati was born in Guinea-Bissau, he obtained citizenship of Spain and has been representing the Spain national team.
Ansu Fati currently has 9.6 million followers on Instagram. Fati spent his youth career from 2012 to 2019 in Barcelona and joined the senior Barca team in 2019.
9. Sergi Roberto (7.7M)
Sergi Roberto is a Spanish professional footballer who was born on 7 February 1992 in Reus, Spain. Roberto plays mostly as a full-back or winger for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.
As of now, Sergi Roberto has 7.7 million followers on Instagram.
10. Raphinha Belloli (5.2M)
Raphinha Belloli, known as only Raphinha is a professional Brazillian footballer. He plays as a winger for the Spanish club Barcelona and the Brazil national team. Raphinha was born on 14 December 1996 in Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Raphinha has 5.2 million followers on Instagram. He joined FC Barcelona in July 2022 and has been appearing in most of the matches since.