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Virat Kohli’s World Cup victory post becomes India’s most-liked Instagram post

After India's historic T20 World Cup win on June 29, Virat Kohli took to Instagram to celebrate the victory with an emotional note and announce his retirement from the T20 format. The legendary cricketer's post has now officially become the most-liked Instagram post in India, amassing over 18 million likes. This record-breaking post surpasses the previous holder, Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani's wedding picture, which garnered over 16 million likes.

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Virat Kohli shared the triumphant moment with his fans through a heartfelt post. Accompanied by photos of his teammates celebrating with the trophy and joyous moments in the locker room, Kohli expressed his gratitude and elation. He wrote, “Couldn’t have dreamt of a better day than this. God is great and I bow my head in gratitude. We finally did it 🇮🇳❤️🇮🇳❤️jai hind ❤️❤️❤️.”

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Before Kohli's monumental post, Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani held the record for the most-liked Instagram post in India. Their wedding announcement on February 7, 2023, captivated fans with stunning photos from their nuptials, accumulating over 16 million likes. Prior to this, Alia Bhatt's wedding photo with Ranbir Kapoor held the record, garnering 13.19 million likes.

While Kohli's post has broken records in India, it still trails behind Lionel Messi's post, which holds the record for the most-liked post of all time on Instagram. Messi's celebratory post following Argentina's 2022 FIFA World Cup victory has garnered over 75.3 million likes, highlighting the global impact of the football star.

Virat Kohli's record-breaking Instagram post reflects not only his immense popularity but also the collective pride and joy of Indian cricket fans. As he announces his retirement from T20 cricket, Kohli leaves behind a legacy of unforgettable moments and unparalleled achievements, celebrated by millions worldwide.

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