Soccer star Messi added another record to his name two days after he won the 2022 FIFA World Cup Argentina as a carousel of pictures celebrating the victory has since surpassed them all other Instagram posts about likes.
favorite before Instagram The post is an image of an egg that has received nearly 56 million likes. Chris Godfrey posted the egg photo as a social experiment in January 2019.
by Messi parcel of joy after winning the World Cup overcame it. The photo of the Argentine football legend also became the fastest photo to reach 50 million likes on social media according to the website of the Olympics.
“World Champion! I’ve dreamed about it so many times, I want it so much I still can’t believe it… Thank you so much to my family, everyone who supported me and everyone believed in us,” Lionel Messi wrote in the post.
“We proved once again that the Argentinians, fighting together and united, we are capable of achieving what we set out to do. The credit belongs to this collective, above the individuals, it’s the strength of all those who fight for the same dream, also the dream of all Argentines… We made it!” he added.
Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is also only the second person to have more than 400 million followers on Instagram. Before the FIFA World Cup started, he had 376 million followers. Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi’s competitor, now has 519 million followers on Instagram, making him the most popular user on the platform. The two legendary footballers were recently seen playing chess in a photo together. With nearly 40 million likes as of Monday, it’s the most popular Instagram post by an athlete.
On Instagram, the most liked posts belong to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi or Ronaldo appear in 7 of the top 9 posts on Instagram. Between 2021 and 2022, all seven posts were uploaded.