During the 22nd FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Argentina’s captain Lionel Messi broke five world records.
Following the conclusion of the 2022 FIFA World Cup competition last weekend, The Guinness World Records made this announcement in a post on their website.
The following five records are held by Guinness:
Most FIFA World Cup Man of the Match honors (11); first FIFA World Cup assister at 5 separate tournaments; most FIFA World Cup appearances (19); most FIFA World Cup tournament appearances by a player (male, 5); and most FIFA World Cup games played by a player (26).
Along with listing the five milestones, the Guinness Book of World Records revealed on Tuesday that Messi’s Instagram post had amassed over 62 million likes as of publication, making it the most liked post ever.
Recall that Messi led Argentina to victory over France in the World Cup final on Sunday, winning 4-2 on penalties. Argentina went on to win the tournament this year.