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Messi beats Ronaldo... at Instagram

Lionel Messi officially has the most-liked sports photo of all time, topping his long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo.

An Instagram photo of the Barcelona legend holding the Copa America trophy following Argentina‘s win over Brazil has become the most liked sports photo on the social media platform, surpassing a record 20 million likes.

Messi posted the picture with the caption: “What a beautiful madness! This is unbelievable! Thank you, God! We are the champions!”

The post broke the previous record of 19.8 million likes that was held by Ronaldo after he posted a black and white photo of himself with Diego Maradona following the Argentina superstar’s death.

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