Be it on the football field or on social media, Ronaldo and Messi are always competing to outdo each other. The latest competition between these two football legends has been seen on Instagram, where a picture of Messi has broken all the records so far in terms of likes. A picture of Messi has garnered 20 million likes on this photo-sharing app, which is a new record among pictures in the sports category.
The 34-year-old star footballer of Argentina recently won the Copa America title by defeating Brazil. This is Messi’s first major title for Argentina. The picture of Messi shared with the same Copa America trophy has set a new record for most likes on Instagram.
Ronaldo held the record for most photo likes on this platform. Ronaldo posted a picture paying tribute to the legendary Argentine footballer Maradona after his death, which garnered a little less than 20 million likes.
By the way, when it comes to the total likes on Instagram, Ronaldo is far ahead of Messi. While Messi has 233 million followers on Instagram, Ronaldo is followed by 315 million people.
While Ronaldo plays for the club Juventus, Messi was associated with Barcelona for more than a decade. Messi’s contract with Barcelona expired on 30 June and he is currently a free agent.
By the way, according to some reports, Messi can join this club again but he will get half the salary as compared to the previous contract.