Lionel Messi’s World Cup post breaks Instagram

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Football superstar and Argentina captain Lionel Messi shattered the internet with an Instagram photo of himself holding the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy. It was after Argentina won the tournament. In fact, Messi’s message received so many reactions that even Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, had to weigh in.

Lionel Messi’s World Cup post breaks Instagram

Argentina’s third World Cup win has been positively greeted not only by football fans in the country. But by football lovers across the globe, and has been one of the most talked-about topics in the world over the last few days.

When the winning captain’s Facebook post surpassed all others in popularity, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took to his own page to announce the news. On December 18, after a dramatic 3-3 deadlock in regulation and extra time. Argentina defeated defending champion France 4-2 on penalties to win the World Cup.

As Kingsley Coman’s penalty was saved by Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and Aurelien Tchouameni’s attempt went wide. Argentina won their third World Cup and first since 1986. Kylian Mbappe scored twice in as many minutes in the 80th minute to help France tie the game. It was after they had trailed by two goals.

“Leo Messi’s World Cup post is now the most liked in Instagram history. WhatsApp also reached a record 25 million messages per second during the final,” Meta CEO wrote.

“WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!!!!! I dreamed it so many times, I wanted it so much that I still haven’t fallen, I can’t believe it……” he wrote

“We demonstrate once again that Argentines when we fight together and united we are capable of achieving what we set out to do,” the post further read.

Lionel Messi's World Cup post breaks Instagram
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