In an interesting turn of events, Lionel Messi’s first Instagram post with the world cup has become the most liked post on Instagram. At the time of this report, the post, which is a carousel of 10 images, has gained 57,988,890 likes. This is about 1million more than the egg post which was the highest liked post on Instagram.
In January 2019, an image of an egg was published on Egg Gang, encouraging people to make the post the most liked post on Instagram. In a matter of days, the feat was achieved, beating Kylie Jenner’s post which held that record with 18million likes.
Today, Lionel Messi now holds that title after leading Argentina to win the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The headline of the post which was in Spanish says ‘CAMPEONES DEL MUNDO!!!!’. In English, it means ‘Champions of the world’. He was so excited sharing that this was a dream come true for him and
the entire citizens of Argentina. He concluded by letting Argentines know that he was coming home with the trophy soon.
The PSG star who recently left Barcelona went head-to-head with his teammate, Kylian Mbappe at the FIFA world cup final. Messi played for Argentina while Mbappe played for France. At full time, the match ended at 3-3 but at penalty, Argentina won France with 4 goals to 2. Notwithstanding, both players were
recognized for their hard work on the field. Messi won the Adidas Golden Ball Award and Mbappe won the Adidas Golden Boot Award.
According to an Instagram post on the official handle of FIFA World Cup, the Argentines are now in their home country. They were welcomed by many with so much excitement on the streets of Argentina.