An Instagram picture of Lionel Messi retaining the Copa The usa trophy following Argentina’s win over Brazil has grow to be probably the most favored sports activities picture at the social media platform, surpassing a report 20 million likes.
Regardless of competing towards rival Cristiano Ronaldo for 20 years, the Barcelona ahead has toppled the Portuguese global in probably the most likes on a sports activities Instagram submit.
Famous person Lionel Messi gained his first trophy along with his nationwide workforce because the victory at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium ended Argentina’s 28-year look forward to a significant trophy, and in addition ended Brazil’s unbeaten house report that stretched again greater than 2,500 days.
Within the wake of the victory on July 10, Messi took to Instagram to toast their triumph with an image of him within the converting room proudly retaining the trophy along the caption: “What a wonderful insanity! That is implausible! Thanks, God! We’re the champions!
Messi, a six-time Ballon d’Or winner, used to be voted the highest participant of the Copa The usa after his 4 targets and 5 assists within the pageant.
The report used to be in the past held by way of the Juventus big name Ronaldo when he uploaded an image of of him and the overdue Diego Maradona in a black and white theme that raised a whopping 19.9m likes.
Ronaldo wrote: “Lately I am announcing good-bye to a pal and the arena is announcing good-bye to an everlasting genius. One of the most perfect of all-time. An exceptional magician. He leaves too quickly, however he leaves a legacy with out limits and an vacancy that may by no means be crammed. Leisure in peace, ace. You’re going to by no means be forgotten.”