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The growing impact of social media in sport in the infographic designed by

The Internet and social networks are quickly taking over the role of television and the old media. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube are now the main arena for sport clubs and athletes to get in touch with their fans and create opportunities for sponsors and investors.

Football plays a major role, with Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Manchester United being the top 3 clubs in the world on social media. Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Messi are also the biggest single assets in digital sport on Facebook and ‘Gram with LeBron James stealing the podium on Twitter.


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Riccardo Tafà
Riccardo Tafà
Managing Director for RTR Sports, Riccardo graduated in law at the University of Bologna. He began his career in London in PR, then started working in two and four-wheelers. A brief move to Monaco followed before returning to Italy. There he founded RTR, first a consulting firm and then a sports marketing company which, eventually, he moved back to London.
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