A father is proud to have his son capture the best beach selfie of all time, thanks in part to his mother, according to a Facebook post from his wife.
According to his post, this photo is from their family vacation in the Bahamas in May.
It was taken by his mother when he was 12 and posted to his Facebook page.
She posted the photo to her page on May 15, 2017, and has since received over 1.2 million likes.
She said she didn’t know what the photo meant when she took it, but she thought it was a funny photo of them playing with their toddler.
She told ABC News the photo has since been shared more than 3.5 million times on Facebook and has been viewed over 2.5 billion times.
“It was amazing to see a dad share his memories with his son and to know that his memories were shared by others and not just him,” she wrote.
The photo has been shared thousands of times and shared to more than 30 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In addition to Australia, the photo was also posted to France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, the U.K., and the U.
“I know it’s not the best photo I could do with my camera, but I wanted to share my mom’s amazing memories with my kids,” she said.