Over the course of a troubled month, filled with criticism and controversy, the footballer accumulated over 20.1 million followers on Instagram.

In November, Ronaldo reached 500 million followers on Instagram.

Despite all the criticism regarding the Portuguese player, the fans' support remained during and after the World Cup.

After the defeat against Morocco, Ronaldo used Instagram to express the sadness he had for not being able to achieve "the biggest dream of his entire career". In this publication, a large number of people appeared in support.