INDOSPORT.COM – Lionel Messi broke the world record for his upload on his Instagram account after he successfully won the 2021 Copa America title with the Argentine national team. This record even surpasses his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo.
As is known, Lionel Messi recently succeeded in presenting the title for Argentina when they beat Brazil in the Copa America final on July 11, 2021.
The match that took place at the Maracana Stadium was quite fierce. However, the Albiceleste were able to end the match with a 1-0 victory through the action of Angel Di Maria.
With the title win at the 2021 Copa America, the Barcelona superstar has also succeeded in making Argentina repeat its triumph in the Copa America since 1993 ago.
Shortly after the victory, Messi uploaded a photo of himself embracing the Copa America trophy on his Instagram account with a message of happiness for this historic achievement throughout his career.
“What a beautiful madness!!! This is amazing, thank God!!! WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS BEFORE YOU!!!!!! Come on!” Messi wrote in fiery Spanish.
Lionel Messi breaks world record on Instagram after winning the 2021 Copa America
Inside the guide INDOSPORT As of today, Sunday (18/07/21), Messi’s upload has garnered 20,081,299 “likes” from fans from all over the world.
This number apparently managed to make him break the record as a sports-themed post on Instagram’s social media platform the most liked around the world.
In addition, the number of “likes” from Messi’s upload with the Copa America trophy was able to exceed the number of “likes” achieved by his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, when he sent a tribute to the Argentine legend, Diego Argentina, who died on November 25, 2020.
Additionally, it’s the sixth most liked post in the history of the social network, behind posts from the likes of Billie Eilish, XXXTentacion, and Ariana Grande.