Lionel Messi Claims Most-Liked Instagram Crown Among Athletes

After winning his first major international trophy, Lionel Messi posted a picture with a wide smile holding the Copa América trophy and it quickly became the most-liked photo of an athlete on Instagram ever.

While it isn’t shocking to see so many people come to support one of the greatest footballers ever in his first international trophy at the age of 34, it intrigued me in wondering what other athletes can garner this amount of attention and love on social media. 

Here we take a look through the most-liked social media posts made by athletes from all around the world. 

These New Kits Either Blew Us Out Of The Water Or Had Us Drowning In Disappointment

New kit season is among us with a bunch of soccer clubs updating and altering their 2021/22 home and away kits. It's one of the most exciting times as fans eagerly wait to see if their club will be dressed to the 9’s or who will be left looking silly on the pitch. 

Starting with the best new kits, continuing with the worst, and ending with one's I just couldn't place. Here we take a look through the new home kits that have been recently released. 

Five Soccer Stars That Would Surely Dominate In Other Sports

Soccer is a sport that is very different from others, it's rare to find another sport where the feet are the most fundamental role and where the talent has to be from that part of the body. However, a soccer player must not only have "magic feet", but must also possess other physical and mental qualities to shine in this game.

Messi +10: CONMEBOL Da A Conocer El Once Ideal De La Copa América

La Copa América 2021 ha llegado a su fin después de tres semanas de partidos memorables y actuaciones impresionantes, que concluyeron con una gran final épica en el estadio de Maracaná entre dos de los equipos más poderosos del continente, Argentina y Brasil. La espera ha merecido la pena, ya que los aficionados de todo el mundo han podido seguir de cerca a algunos de los jugadores más interesantes del planeta.

England vs. Germany Prediction/Preview: Is It Coming Home? Germany Thinks Nein

England boasts a roster flooded with talent, but only two goals in the group stage has critics doubting that “it’s coming home.” Germany on the other hand is looking to rebound after dancing dangerously close to the Hungarian fire in the final match of the group stage. Read on for our England vs Germany prediction, preview and guide.

Sweden vs. Ukraine Prediction/Preview: Can Sweden Reach Its Second Straight Quarterfinal?

Sweden shocked everyone by surpassing Spain and Poland to top Group E and will look to continue the red-hot form in the knockout stages. Ukraine will play the underdog role in the knockout stages as the Ukrainians snuck in with the final third-place spot. Read on for our Sweden vs Ukraine prediction, preview and viewers guide.

Netherlands vs. Czech Republic Prediction/Preview: Is This Dutch Team For Real, Or Will They Czech Out Early?

The Netherlands is flying high after a perfect group stage that saw the Dutch score more goals (8) than any other team. The Dutch look to atone for their past failures in 2016 and 2018. Standing in the way of a ticket to the quarterfinals is a feisty Czech Republic team that looks to play spoiler. Read on for our Netherlands vs Czech Republic prediction, preview and viewers guide.

Denmark vs. Wales Prediction/Preview: Can Fan-Favorite Denmark Continue Its Fight For Eriksen?

Denmark is fighting for something bigger than tournament success and has the strength of an entire nation behind the team. Denmark will look to do Christian Eriksen, who suffered a cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening game, proud in the Round of 16, while Wales will look to recreate the magic of 2016 when the team made a remarkable run to the semifinal. The opening Round of 16 game of Euro 2020 kicks off this weekend.

Ranking The Top 5 Most Disappointing Teams From The Euro Group Stage

After 13 straight days of Euro group play, fans can finally take a moment to catch their breath. Over 3,240 minutes of soccer were played in the group stage and now it’s time for the Round of 16. Before moving on, it’s worth looking back at the worst Euro teams from the group stage that left us disappointed.

Sterling For Kane? Man City Takes First Steps In Kane Sweepstakes

Manchester City has officially started going after last season's Premier League leader in goals and assists, Harry Kane. Even though Tottenham doesn't want to move on from Kane, the 27-year-old has reportedly expressed his wishes to be gone. Man City reportedly sent Spurs an original offer of around $140 million guaranteed with an opportunity to swap players.