Cristiano Ronaldo is not only popular on the football field but demands equal attention and admiration on social media. This time the ace footballer has made headlines for setting a new Instagram record. His comment on Kylian Mbappe’s Instagram post celebrating his entry to the Real Madrid team has garnered 4.7 million likes and counting, making it the most liked comment in the platform’s history. This achievement highlights Ronaldo’s immense popularity and influence on the social media platform, Instagram.

Ronaldo sets new Instagram record for most liked comment on Mbappe's post

Mbappe’s Dream Move to Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe has been a Ronaldo fan ever since he was a kid and has expressed this in many interviews. For long, he has been anticipating a transfer to Real Madrid, which was officially announced recently, marking a significant moment in his career. 

Ronaldo breaks Instagram Record on Mbappe's Real Madrid Post

The French forward, who had been linked with the Spanish club for years, signed a five-year contract with Real Madrid. To commemorate this, Mbappe shared a heartfelt Instagram post featuring throwback photos, including one from his visit to Madrid as a 14-year-old in 2012.

Sentimental Post and Ronaldo’s Response

Mbappe’s post not only celebrated his dream move but also added a nostalgic touch with photos from his youth. One picture showed a young Mbappe alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, showing the admiration he has held for the Portuguese star. Ronaldo responded with a supportive comment, expressing his excitement to see Mbappe join the team. He commented “My turn to 👀 Excited to see you light up the Bernabéu. ⚽️💪 #HalaMadrid

Social Media Reactions

Ronaldo’s comment quickly went viral, with fans of both the players liking the comments. As of now, the comment has 4.7 million likes and more than 92000 comments. Social media was abuzz with reactions to the post as many celebrated the symbolic passing of the torch from Ronaldo to Mbappe, a young and dynamic player. 

Ronaldo breaks the record for most liked Instagram comment with 4.7 million likes on Mbappe's Post

This digital milestone further cements Ronaldo’s status as a social media giant, with over 631 million followers on Instagram, surpassing the population of many countries.

The Transfer Saga

The transfer of Mbappe to Real Madrid from PSG began in the summer of 2021 when Real Madrid initially offered PSG €160 million on the transfer which was rejected. Mbappe eventually joined Real Madrid on a free transfer after his contract with PSG expired, making his dream move to the Spanish capital a reality.

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The Legacy Continues

Real Madrid has been searching for a true successor to Ronaldo since his departure in 2018. While players like Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior have shown promise, none have matched Ronaldo’s prolific goal-scoring record or global stardom. Mbappe, with his immense talent and potential, could be the answer to Real Madrid’s prayers, ushering in a new era of success for the club.

Comparison with Other Records

Ronaldo’s record-breaking comment surpassed the previous record held by Reed Harrington, whose comment had 3.7 million likes. However, Ronaldo still trails behind Lionel Messi’s record for the most-liked Instagram post, which stands at 75.3 million likes, which he achieved on the post, after winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest Instagram milestone is proof of his enduring appeal and ability to capture the hearts of fans worldwide. As Mbappe joins Real Madrid, the stage is set for a new chapter in football history, filled with excitement, talent, and potentially more records to be broken. The football world eagerly anticipates the impact Mbappe will have at Real Madrid, continuing the legacy of greatness established by his idol.