Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi published, yesterday, at the same time, a photo on their respective Instagram accounts that will go down in history. Sitting face to face, playing chess, the image went viral in a short time, and could even become one of the photos with the most ‘likes’ ever on the social network.
Captured by the famous photographer Annie Leibovitz, the photograph advertises Louis Vuitton, and was also shared on the brand’s social networks.
“In addition to a long tradition in the production of cases for the most coveted sports trophies in the world, Casa de Moda pays homage to two of the most talented football players today”, can be read in the caption that accompanies the image, and which begins with expression “victory is a state of mind”.
In about 30 minutes, the publication had already reached 10 million ‘likes’. And in all, joining Messi and Ronaldo’s Instagram accounts, the number of ‘likes’ has already exceeded 60 million.
A short video about the backstage of photography circulates on social media, showing part of what went on behind Leibovitz’s cameras. In the images, both Ronaldo and Messi talk about the experience, but not only.