Rugby World Cup star players are making ample money from Instagram posts. Liverugbytickets.co.uk tells Access how much

Rugby tickets company LiveRugbyTickets.co.uk utilised data from ‘Influencer Marketing Hubto discover how much the star player from each of the 20 nations in the Rugby World cup earns on average from a single sponsored post on their official Instagram profile.
Access previously published the Instagram earnings of the top football players in the world, which are considerably higher.

Live Rugby Tickets found that New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett is the star player who makes the most from Instagram. The out-half maverick currently has 453.6k followers and earns an average of £1,484.00 per post.

Second is England’s Owen Farrell. The fly-half has 259.6k followers and on average accumulates £854.00 per post.

In third position is Argentina’s record points scorer Nicolás Sánchez, who has 196.5k followers and on average benefits from £648.00 per post.

Just below is Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton with a following of 177.6k, who can enjoy a financial sum of £588.00 per sponsored post upload on Instagram.

Italy’s most-capped player Sergio Parisse is in seventh spot. The flanker has 120.5k followers on Instagram and on average banks £396.00 per sponsored post.

Interestingly, World Rugby Player of the Year 2018 nominee and South African scrum-half Faf de Klerk ranks eighth – generating £394.00 per any sponsored post he shares with his 118.6k followers.

Alun Wyn Jones, who captained and inspired Wales to Six Nations glory earlier this year, is in tenth position with 64.8k followers and has an earning prowess of £290.00 per sponsored post.