Argentine professional footballer Lionel Andres Messi has broken the record for most liked Instagram post in history.

The footballer has 57M likes and still counting on a post where he is holding the trophy after Argentina winning the world cup on Sunday.

In the post he had expressed joy after winning the world cup and thanked everyone who supported them to the very end.

"WORLD CHAMPIONS!! I dreamed it so many times I wanted it so much that I still haven't fallen, I can't believe it. Thankyou so much to my family, to all who support me and also to all who believed in us. We did it !!!!!"

The Instagram egg is a photo of an egg posted by the account @world_record_egg on the social media platform Instagram. It became a global phenomenon and an internet meme within days of its creation in 2019.

It was the most liked post on Instagram untill Messi surpassed the likes.