Lionel Messi 2022 World CupThere was no trophy he didn’t lift in his career by winning the . While Argentina ended their 36-year longing and won this cup for the third time, Lionel Messi played a key role in the success with his performance.
Selected as the most valuable player of the tournament, Messi became the player who contributed the most to the score in Qatar 2022 with 7 goals and 3 assists.
Messi, who won the Golden Ball award for the second time after 2014, became the first player in history to achieve this.
The 35-year-old star also broke a record with his social media sharing. The Instagram post shared by Lionel Messi with the World Cup reached 69.9 million likes. The number continues to increase.
This is now officially recorded as the most liked social media post in history for an athlete.
The previous record belonged to the unforgettable photo of Cristiano Ronaldo playing chess with Messi before the World Cup, which garnered nearly 42 million likes.
Messi reached 406 million followers on Instagram with his World Cup victory.
Messi sharing became the record holder of Instagram
On the other hand, in early 2019 world_record_egg An egg photo shared by user named was the most liked post on Instagram with more than 56 million likes. Messi also surpassed this record and has the most likes on Instagram.
Lionel Messi’s all-time record on social media
While Lionel Messi’s World Cup share reached 69.9 million likes; It became the most liked post of all time on social media. The previous record on social media belonged to Filipino-American content producer and singer Bella Poarch. Poarch’s Tik Tok post held the record for a long time with 60.1 million likes.
Millions of shares on the bed post with the World Cup
Lionel Messi’s Instagram posts continue to receive millions of likes. The 35-year-old player made a post showing that he woke up with the World Cup the previous day. This post received 49.1 million likes. The post received 663 thousand comments.
– Records of the 2022 World Cup
While France lost the final on penalties, they also missed the opportunity to share the record. Only Italy and Brazil have managed to win the world cup twice in a row in history.
France’s 23-year-old star Kylian Mbappe has scored a total of 12 goals in the World Cup and has become the youngest player to pass the 10-goal threshold. Olivier Giroud also increased the number of goals for the national team to 52 with 4 goals in Qatar and became the top scorer in the history of France.
Although Brazil went to Qatar as one of the biggest favourites, they were eliminated by Croatia in the quarterfinals. Neymar increased the number of goals in his national team to 77, catching the legendary Pele’s record in this field.
For another superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, although Qatar 2022 went through crises, he became the first player to score in 5 world cups.