The post of Argentina’s captain Lionel Messi after winning the final match of the World Cup in Qatar broke the record for the number of likes in the history of Instagram (owned by Meta, which is recognized as extremist in Russia and is banned), collecting more than 58.9 million likes. Previously, the record belonged to a photo of a chicken egg by user world_record_egg, which has more than 56.4 million likes
The post of the leader of the national team of Argentina and striker of the French club «Paris Saint-Germain» (PSG) Lionel Messi after winning the World Cup in Qatar broke the record for the number of likes in the history of social network Instagram.
Messi published a series of photos in the post from the final match against France and the award ceremony for the winners of the championship. At the time of writing, the publication has more than 59.3 million likes and 1.66 million comments. «World champions! How much I dreamed of this, how much I wanted this, I still can’t believe it. A huge thank you to my family, everyone who supports me, and everyone who believed in us,» Lionel Messi wrote under the photo.
Previously, the record for the number of likes in the history of Instagram belonged to a photo of a chicken egg from the user world_record_egg — so far under this post, made in January 2019, more than 56.4 million likes.
Previously, Lionel Messi said that the last World Cup in Qatar will be the last in his career. The footballer has played in every World Cup since the 2006 tournament in Germany. In 2014, he was part of Argentina’s World Cup team in Brazil and reached the final of the competition, but the team lost to Germany.