It appears that the rivalry and debates over achievements of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is not going to end any time soon. As admitted by both players, they are making each other get even better.
Both are constantly on the headlines for breaking one record or the other. Recently, it was revealed that Messi has broken a record set by Ronaldo on Instagram.
Recall that a photo posted by Cristiano Ronaldo earned over 19.8 million likes to become the most liked picture by an athlete.
It was reported that the previous record was a post the Juventus forward made in tribute to former Argentine great Diego Maradona after his death in 2020.
However, in celebrating his nation’s Copa triump, Lionel Messi has broken this record according to Give Me Sport.
According to the sport media, a post from Lionel Messi has earned more likes than that of Ronaldo.
The caption of Messi’s post reads;
‘’what a beautiful madness! This is unbelievable! Thank you God! We are the champions!’’
Lionel Messi’s post has over 20.1 million likes and over 500k comments at the moment.
Both Messi and Ronaldo are in the running for another Ballon D’Or triumph alongside Lewandowski, Ngolo Kante, Jorginho and others.