A new milestone was crossed at the beginning of March for PSG.
Not that of the number of Coupe de France or even championships ... It is on the web that the club of the capital never ceases to distinguish itself.
On his Facebook account, he announces in fact that he has crossed the bar of 100 million followers on social networks.
"By exceeding this symbolic milestone, just four months after reaching 90 million followers, the capital's football club confirms its exponential popularity on a planetary scale, by becoming one of the most famous sports franchises in the world, we read on the account of the club.
Just ten years ago, PSG had only 500,000 fans.
In the space of a year and despite degraded conditions for the relationship of sports clubs with their fans, PSG is proud to note an exceptional increase of 25% in its number of fans.
𝗟𝗲 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁-𝗚𝗲𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗱𝗲́𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲 𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝟭𝟬𝟬 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗱𝗲 𝗳𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝘀𝘂𝗿 𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗿𝗲́𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘂𝘅 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝘂𝘅!
✨ 𝐌𝐄𝐑𝐂𝐈 ✨ # WeAreParis
- Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) March 5, 2021
The club's message explains that this increase is partly due to the course of the team, finalist of the Champions League.
He adds that his presence has grown considerably abroad.
Still far behind Real and Barça
“If its base of fans is historically Parisian and French, PSG now brings together fans from all over the world, grouped together in more than 117 fan clubs in more than 30 countries (...) It is thus particularly followed in Brazil, the first country. origin of its followers on Instagram (6.2 million fans), and 2nd country on Facebook, YouTube and Tik Tok.
The club is also very dynamic in China, Algeria, Mexico, the United States and Egypt.
Finally, the club's supporters are also numerous in India and Indonesia, where they are very present on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
Always more popular with young people, PSG is the 2nd most followed football club in the world on Tik Tok, exceeding five million followers.
More than 40 million likes have been generated there since its creation in 2019. "
Paris-Saint-Germain nevertheless remains very far behind the leading Spanish duo.
Last June, before the epic in the Champions League, Real Madrid had 233.8 million followers, just ahead of FC Barcelona (222.6 million).
PSG then occupied 6th place, behind Manchester United, Juventus and Chelsea.
All these clubs are nevertheless very far from Cristiano Ronaldo.
A month ago, the Portuguese star of Juventus Turin alone totaled ... 500 million followers on social networks!