“The Egg” has been defeated, as Argentina’s Messi winning the world cup is now the most liked Instagram post ever!
In what was the greatest World Cup game ever as Messi wins his first ever World Cup championship, the Argentina superstar continues to make history. This time history has been made outside the sport. Sharing his celebratory words and sharing a photo of himself hoisting the beautiful trophy in the air, Messi had no idea how the IG community would respond.
In less than 24 hours the post garnered 56.7 million likes and 1.6 million comments! With this incredible feat, Messi’s IG post became the most liked IG post ever.
“CAMPEONES DEL MUNDO!!!!!!! 🌎🏆,” Messi captioned the now most liked Instagram post. “Tantas veces lo soñé, tanto lo deseaba que aún no caigo, no me lo puedo creer.”
“Muchas gracias a mi familia, a todos los que me apoyan y también a todos los que creyeron en nosotros. Demostramos una vez más que los argentinos cuando luchamos juntos y unidos somos capaces de conseguir lo que nos propongamos. El mérito es de este grupo, que está por encima de las individualidades, es la fuerza de todos peleando por un mismo sueño que también era el de todos los argentinos… Lo logramos!!! VAMOS ARGENTINA CARAJO!!!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 Nos estamos viendo muy pronto… 🇦🇷🇦🇷🇦🇷,” closed out the IG post which as of this writing stands at 63M likes.
Back on January 4 of 2019, a photo of an egg became the most-liked photo on Instagram ever with 56 million likes. The Instagram account called world_record_egg has only ever posted that one photo and it has more than 4.7 million followers.
Here are the top 5 most liked Instagram posts ever
- Photos of Lionel Messi and his teammates after winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup @leomessi – 63.4 million likes – December 18, 2022
- Photo of an egg @world_record_egg – 57.0 million likes – January 4, 2019
- Photo of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo playing chess, advertising for Louis Vuitton @cristiano – 42.1 million likes – November 19, 2022
- Photo of Lionel Messi on an airplane with the FIFA World Cup trophy @leomessi – 36.9 million likes – December 19, 2022
- Photos of Lionel Messi in bed with the FIFA World Cup Trophy @leomessi – 35.6 million likes – December 20, 2022