As if successful the World Cup on Sunday wasn’t sufficient, Lionel Messi’s celebration publish on Instagram has earned him one more feather in his cap: a world file.
The Guinness Ebook of World Information introduced on Tuesday that Messi’s Insta publish is now the most liked post in the history of the platform, with over 62 million likes as of publication. It options photographs of him celebrating Argentina’s win over France in Sunday’s World Cup last along with his teammates, and likewise reveals him doing varied issues with the strong gold trophy, like elevating it over his head, cuddling it, and kissing it.
With 62 million likes and counting, the quantity of people that favored that publish is larger than the populations of all however 23 nations on the earth. If all these individuals got here collectively and shaped their very own nation (probably named Messiland or Messitina), it will be bigger than Italy, Thailand, Spain, South Korea and Messi’s house nation of Argentina.
To be the best, you need to beat the best. On this case, Messi’s publish dethroned the well-known egg photograph because the most-liked publish in Instagram historical past. That is not a euphemism or a code — it is an precise image of an egg, printed in 2019 particularly to set the file for most-liked publish.
Yup. It is simply an egg. An egg that over 56 million individuals noticed and favored. However now its reign as most-liked Instagram publish in historical past has come to an finish, and it is Messi’s time. Fortunately, he is far more fascinating than an egg.