10 Most-Liked Instagram Posts As Of December 2022

Instagram is the most used social media platform around the world. It is a platform where the likes, views, and follower count make all the difference. If something interesting catches the audience’s eye, crossing a million likes won’t be a problem. But with the number of people that use the app, I am sure that the like count goes beyond figures we can only imagine. Let’s take a look at the most-liked Instagram posts as of 2022:

1. Leonel Messi and his teammates after they won the FIFA cup

The FIFA World Cup just came to an end with Argentina as the winner. It was a dream of every football fan to watch Leonel Messi pick up the FIFA cup and he did exactly that! This photo dethroned the famous egg (next on our list) as the most-liked post on Instagram. It currently has over 73.3 million likes which will only keep increasing. ENCARA MESSI!

 

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A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi)

2. The egg

The Instagram egg arrives at number 2 with a striking difference of around 25 million likes. The account was made with the sole goal of beating Kylie Jenner’s most-liked picture of that time and making a random egg photo the most-liked post on Instagram. Posted in 2019, it became a global phenomenon and received support from everyone until Messi came along.

 

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A post shared by Egg Gang 🌎 (@world_record_egg)

3. Leonel Messi in bed with the FIFA trophy

This photo is proof that Messi with the FIFA trophy was indeed every football fan’s dream. The photo was shared by Messi the morning after the grand finale with the caption “Good Morning”. It got 53.4 million likes in 5 days making it one of the most-liked posts on Instagram.

 

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A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi)

4. Christiano Ronaldo and Leonel Messi playing chess

Just before FIFA began, Ronaldo shared this post on Instagram of him and Messi playing chess. Watching two of the most legendary football players in one frame left people in a frenzy. All stories were flooded with reposts of this one post that was an ad campaign for Louis Vuitton. It did make for a good push for FIFA too.

 

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A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano)

5. Leonel Messi on an aeroplane with the FIFA trophy

The FIFA frenzy isn’t quite over yet. After winning the final match against France, overjoyed Messi made a series of posts celebrating his victory and expressing gratitude. Two of these posts have already made it to the list, and now on to the third. The photo shows Messi bringing the coveted trophy home. It was liked by around 41.3 million accounts.

 

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A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi)

6. Leonel Messi’s post of the chess match

Both CR7 and Messi had posted the ad campaign for Louis Vuitton, which they were a part of. The photos created such a buzz that both posts got a solid number of likes, placing Leonel Messi’s post 6th on the list of most-liked Instagram posts.

 

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A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi)

7. Christiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez’s pregnancy announcement

Congratulations started pouring in when Christiano Ronaldo posted a photo of him and his girlfriend holding two ultrasounds. This photo quickly became famous and gained around 32.3 million likes.  Sadly the baby boy of the set of twins passed away and Georgina only gave birth to a baby girl. Ronaldo now has 5 children, 4 of which were born through surrogate mothers.

 

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A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano)

8.  CR7’s post after the elimination of Portugal from FIFA

FIFA was the biggest event of the year. So it is obvious for most of the items on the list are from football stars. The heartbreaking post shared by Christiano Ronaldo about the elimination of Portugal from FIFA got many people teary-eyed as he explained how hard he had worked to get the trophy home. Gaining 32 million likes, this post is the 7th most-liked post on Instagram as of 2022

 

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A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano)

9. Rapper XXXTentacion’s last post before his death

American rapper XXXTentacion made his last post a month before he was unexpectedly killed by two armed men. His death was a shock to millions who came in and paid their tributes in the comments section of this last post.

 

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A post shared by MAKE OUT HILL (@xxxtentacion)


10. Argentina’s win against Croatia

We started our list with Leonel Messi’s victory post and we’re gonna end with another celebratory post. Messi posted this photo right after their win against Croatia confirming their entry into the finals. Seems like everyone had been rooting for Messi all along because this post gained around 29.5 million likes.

 

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A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi)

These were some of the most-liked posts on Instagram.  These are not just photos, they hold a valuable place in history and convey emotions that words will never be able to (yes, the egg is not an egg-ception).

Also read: 15 Interesting Facts About Instagram You Should Know About

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