Top 10 Most Liked Instagram Posts in History as Cristiano Ronaldo's Twins Announcement Comes in 2nd

Top 10 Most Liked Instagram Posts in History as Cristiano Ronaldo's Twins Announcement Comes in 2nd, Babajide Orevba
November 9, 2021 at 4:08 PM
  • Cristiano Ronaldo recently announced on social media that he was expecting twins with his partner Georgina
  • That post on the social media platform, as at November 9, was the most liked post by a sports personality on Instagram
  • It surpassed Lionel Messi’s post where the Argentine star was unveiled in Paris after he joined PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo’s post announcing he and his partner Georgina Rodriguez were expecting twins is officially the most likes post by an athlete in the social media network’s history.

Ronaldo overtakes Messi’s post where the Argentine was unveiled as a Paris Saint Germain player, which has garnered well over 21 million likes at the time of this publication.

In the photo, Messi was alongside his wife Antonella and his three children in what was one of the most sensational football transfer in history.

Cristiano Messi
Cristiano's post announcing he was expecting twins overtook Messi's PSG reveal in likes.
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But Messi’s record would only last for so long as Ronaldo has once again reclaimed the top spot, as his post alongside Georgina with an ultrasound image of their unborn twins garnered well over 31 million likes on Instagram.

“Delighted to announce we are expecting twins. Our hearts are full of love - we can’t wait to meet you,” Ronaldo captioned the photo.

Notably, in less than 24 hours since he posted the photo, it garnered well over 21 million likes, meaning it surpassed Messi’s record in less than a day.

In terms of the most liked photos in the history of Instagram, Cristiano Ronaldo’s post now ranks second to that of an egg, which was posted specifically to beat the record for the most liked post.

Here is the full list of top 10 most liked Instagram posts as at November 9 2021:

10. Lionel Messi announcing departure from Barcelona – 21.2 million likes

9. Lionel Messi photo with Copa America trophy – 22 million likes

8. Billie Eilish Vogue photoshoot – 22.1 million likes

7. Lionel Messi first photo after signing for PSG – 22.1 million likes

6. Billie Eilish reveal of her blonde hair – 23 million likes

5. Kylie Jenner second pregnancy announcement – 24.3 million likes

4. Arianna Grande Photos from her wedding with Dalton Gomez – 26.7 million likes

3. Tripple X Tentacion final post before his death – 26.9 million likes

2. Cristiano Ronaldo twins pregnancy announcement – 31.6 million likes

1. Chris Godfrey’s World record egg – 55.5 million likes

PSG earn millions of followers on Instagram following Messi's arrival earlier reported that Paris Saint-Germain are already benefitting from Lionel Messi's transfer to Parc des Princes as fans have flooded their Instagram page.

The Argentine international made a big summer move to the French giants after cutting ties with his boyhood club Barcelona.

The 34-year-old was unable to renew his contract due to the strict financial rules set by La Liga that brought a premature end to his 21-year reign at Camp Nou.

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