Lionel Messi is the second most followed person on Instagram. He recently posted a picture from the Worldcup with the caption, “It’s a good day to be Messi.” The photo has been viewed over 2 million times and is the most-liked photo on the platform.
Lionel Messi’s Worldcup post
In less than two days, Lionel Messi’s World Cup post on Instagram has become the most-liked in the world. This photo features the Argentina captain hoisting a trophy and celebrating with teammates. It’s not the first time that Messi’s picture has garnered millions of views and likes on social media.
Before Sunday, the most-liked post on Instagram was an egg. That photo, taken in January of this year, had accumulated 56 million views. Since then, Messi’s photo has gained more than ten million more likes.
On Sunday, Messi helped Argentina win its first World Cup title in 36 years. The team beat France 4-2 in penalty kicks. The Argentine captain scored twice in the final. He is the most ‘Man of the Match’ award winner at the World Cup, and won the Golden Ball as the best player at the tournament.
As of this writing, Lionel Messi’s post has over 62 million likes. The photo includes a gallery of photos of Messi celebrating with his teammates after the tournament.
Lionel Messi’s Instagram account
Lionel Messi’s World Cup post on Instagram is now the most liked post in Instagram history. The post was posted on Sunday, after Argentina defeated France in the final to win their first World Cup in 36 years.
In his post, Messi thanks fans for their support and shows his teammates enjoying the festivities. He also posts photos of him holding his trophy and hoisting it.
Messi’s post has already garnered 62 million likes, breaking the record for most likes ever by an Instagram post. The previous record holder was a photo of an egg.
The egg picture held the record for four years before Messi’s post came along. The egg photo had a white background and an average egg inside the frame.
But Messi’s post beat that photo by about ten million likes. It also earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records, making it the most liked Instagram post ever.
Until this time, the most liked Instagram post was a post from Cristiano Ronaldo, who collaborated with Louis Vuitton. Their post was a chess-themed photo.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s post on Messi
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are both superstars. Their social media posts are some of the most popular in the world. With their recent chess post and the recent World Cup post, they’re both leading the list of the most liked Instagram posts in the history of the platform.
Messi and Ronaldo both featured in a photograph of the two of them playing chess. In January 2019, this picture surpassed the previous record for the most likes on an Instagram photo.
The picture also broke the record for the most double taps in a single post. As of Tuesday, December 20 evening, the post had over 55 million likes.
Messi and Ronaldo have had a number of memorable moments in their career. They both scored a goal and made a penalty kick in the final game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. During that game, Messi had a huge impact on Argentina’s victory over France. His goal and penalty kick helped Argentina beat France 4-2 in a shootout.
Lionel Messi’s second-most-followed person on Instagram
Messi has made a name for himself as a popular social media pitchman, and he is credited with creating a number of viral posts. He is the captain of Argentina and has appeared in numerous World Cup tournaments. Despite Messi’s recent success, he still trails Cristiano Ronaldo, who is the most popular Instagram user in the world with 519 million followers.
On Sunday, Messi led Argentina to the final of the FIFA World Cup. They defeated France in a penalty shootout. The victory allowed Messi to win his second Golden Ball award as the top player in the tournament.
After the win, Messi posted a photo of himself holding the trophy and a gallery of photos from the ceremony. His post had a number of comments from his teammates and fans. It racked up more than 66 million likes and is now the most liked photo in Instagram history.
Lionel Messi broke four Guinness World Records after the victory. In addition to setting a new record for most Instagram likes, he also broke the record for most liked sports-related post.