Borussia Dortmund and Gabon superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has always been a popular figure among fans, but now he has the social media milestone to prove it.

After reaching one million Instagram followers on the same weekend he scored the winning penalty against Mozambique to book Gabon’s place in the third round of African 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, celebrates the occasion by rounding up the handful of other top-flight favourites to have reached the seven-digit mark on the world's favourite photo-sharing platform...

Auba the man

From celebratory match snaps to fashionable selfies, it is no wonder Batman fan 'Auba' has so many followers.

Click here for's site devoted to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Manu's mass appeal

The world's undisputed No.1 goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, of FC Bayern München and Germany fame, is just 300,000 shy of reaching the two million-mark.

Everyone loves 'Little Pea'

Mexico international Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has only added to his sizeable contingent of disciples (currently 2.5 million) since joining Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the summer.

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Reus the jester

Join homegrown Dortmund lad Marco Reus and his two million-plus admirers, if cheeky team antics are your cup of tea.

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Super Mario

At the time of writing, FC Bayern and Germany attacker Mario Götze has an eye-watering Instagram following of 4.3 million. Usually helps to score the winning goal in the FIFA World Cup final, mind you...

Jazzy Jerome

Jerome Boateng posed with American rapper Kid Ink for this rather hip still, later shared with the Bayern and Germany defender's 2.1 million admirers.

Thiago's canine chum

Over 1.4 million of you get to see Bayern and Spain playmaker Thiago Alcantara's softer side.