3 Jan 2014

Barcelona reach 50 million Facebook fans

9:16 am on 3 January 2014

Spainish football champions Barcelona says they have become the first sports club to reach 50 million followers on social networking website Facebook,

Barcelona' Facebook page, which provides fans with photo and video content, has the most followers in Indonesia with over 4.7 million, followed by Mexico, Brazil and the USA..

Cairo is the city with the most followers with 746,000, followed by Mexico City.

Real Madrid are not far behind their bitter rivals with 46.7 million, while Real's Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has nearly 69 million and Barca's Argentine World Player of the Year Lionel Messi 52 million.