Qatar 2022: Messi sets five Guinness World Records

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Qatar 2022: Messi sets five Guinness World Records
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Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, set five Guinness World Records during the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The Guinness World Records disclosed this in a post via its website following the conclusion of the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament last weekend.

The five Guinness World Records are:

Most Man of the Match awards won at the FIFA World Cup (11); first person to assist at five different FIFA World Cups; Most FIFA World Cup appearances as captain (19); Most appearances in FIFA World Cup tournaments by a player (male, 5) and Most FIFA World Cup matches played by a player (26).

Apart from the five records, the Guinness Book of World Records also announced on Tuesday that Messi’s Instagram post is now the most-liked post in the history of the platform, with over 62 million likes as of publication.

Recall that Messi led Argentina to win this year’s World Cup after beating France in the final on Sunday, thanks to a 4-2 penalty victory.

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