Tendulkar had joined the micro-blogging website Twitter in 2010 and currently has 26,80,791 followers.
He welcomed his fan with a video message that says, "I'll like to welcome you to my Facebook family. As a child I always dreamt of playing cricket for India and I chased my dream of winning the World Cup for 22 years. It wouldn't have been possible without your support. I wanna take this opportunity to thank all of you for having prayed for me and wish well for me. I look forward to sharing my experience with you, join me on my Facebook so that we both can share this experience and go through this journey together."
The page also celebrates all the major career milestones of Sachin till date but does not share much information about his personal life.
Amitabh Bachchan had joined Facebook in August 2012 and got close to eight lakh likes for his page in just half an hour after going live. Apart from Amitabh, Aamir Khan is another B'Town celebrity who has been quite active on Facebook and he has over 5 million likes for his Facebook page.