The image of Messi hugging the Copa America trophy has been liked more than 20 million times, beating a record set by Cristiano Ronaldo last November.
Lionel Messi's days as a free agent are almost over and the new deal brings an end to speculation the Argentine might be heading to the United States.
Messi was named player of the tournament, scoring four goals and assisting five more during the 2021 Copa América.
The La Liga president has taken a swipe at clubs like Manchester City and PSG, and warned they are a threat to the future of the game.
There was no love lost between former teammates Lionel Messi and Yerry Mina during the Copa America semi-final as Argentina defeated Colombia.
Samuel Umtiti, Philippe Coutinho, and Miralem Pjanic are all being shopped around, while Antoine Griezmann could also be shown the exit.
Messi is free to talk to other clubs about a new deal, but most experts expect him to sign a new contract with Barcelona in the coming days.
Ronaldo is the joint-top international goalscorer, but only 16% of his goals have come against the best sides in the world.
Messi scored twice and assisted another in a reminder of his talent as his Barcelona contract enters its final day.
Spanish soccer expert Guillem Balague says there is not yet "agreement on all the points of a very complicated contract."
Ronaldo's former teammate Rio Ferdinand shared an anecdote to show just how much the Portuguese star wants to be the best.
A flying Slovenian shotstopper, a rock solid Portuguese defender, and a talismanic Polish striker make the list.
Ronaldo's future at Juventus is currently uncertain after a poor season in which the club conceded the Serie A title for the first time in a decade.
Andrea Orlandi also told Insider that Messi "wasn't convinced" with his teammates on the pitch at the start of the season.
Sofian Chakla passed the ball into his own net after failing to recognize his keeper was out of the goal.
Lawyers have already questioned if plans to ban stars like Ronaldo from international tournaments would be enforceable.
Inter Miami already boasts former European stars Gonzalo Higuain and Blaise Matuidi on its roster, as well as some of the MLS' best young players.