The number of followers of the Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool winger, on social media is about 72 million, which indicates the kind of global appeal that makes him an attractive proposition for brand owners.
Of the 72 million followers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, 44.2 million are on Instagram, a platform that is not only a powerful tool for Salah’s global brand, but also a profitable tool for the 29-year-old, to make big money to the The side of his salary in Liverpool.
According to the “Liverpool Echo” newspaper, quoting a study issued by the Myprotein website, which specializes in networking statistics, Salah is able to obtain the third highest revenue from publishing pictures or advertising posts through the Instagram photo trading site, in the English Premier League.
The research claims that Salah has the potential to earn £189,000 per post, and in the event that Mohamed Salah shares one subsidized post per month, he can earn £2.3 million annually, while the weekly publication will raise this figure to £9.9 million. He is preceded in the Premier League only by Manchester United star Paul Pogba only (208,000 pounds) and his Portuguese colleague Cristiano Ronaldo (1.5 million pounds), as the latter follows 350 million followers on Instagram.
In comparison to the rest of Liverpool’s players, Brazilian Roberto Firmino was next (£56,000 per post), followed by Virgil van Dijk (£46,000) and Sadio Mane (£37,000).