Western Bulldogs' young gun Bailey Smith becomes most-followed AFL player on Instagram

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Western Bulldogs young gun Bailey Smith has dethroned Dustin Martin as the AFL’s most-followed player on Instagram.

In just his third year in the competition, the 20-year-old has become a cult figure in football – on and off the field.

After a blistering finals campaign for the Dogs, Smith was the talk of the town as he partied his way through Perth, drowning his sorrows over the grand final defeat surrounded by adoring fans, both male and female.

Despite being in the midst of a well-earned off-season, the midfielder is keeping the masses happy, posting shirtless pictures to his Instagram – where he has clocked up a whopping 339,000 followers.

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He’s now trailed by Brownlow medallist Dustin Martin, who has 338,000 followers, followed by Sydney Swans superstar Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin, who has 334,000.

Smith has also more than doubled the amount of followers his club, the Western Bulldogs, has on Instagram.

It’s been a meteoric rise for the former pick 7, who started the year with 130,000 keeping tabs on the social media site.

Speaking on the Common Chaos podcast, Smith revealed how he handles the attention and just how crazy the offers have been.

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“I stopped reading them (my DMs) two weeks ago,” he said.

“I’m even getting these now, I don’t know how they got my number. Sends a screenshot of his bank account, $50,000 to sleep with this person.

“It doesn’t stop going. Then I’ve had the stock standard (offers).”

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