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Messi's Last World Cup Ends In Pure Joy As Argentina Wins The World Cup After 36 Years

By winning the Fifa World Cup on Sunday in Lusail City, Argentina and their star Lionel Messi finally accomplished what they believed to be their destiny.

Following a thrilling 3-3 draw in 120 minutes of play at the tournament's largest venue, Lusail Stadium;which had an official attendance number of 88,966, the South American champions also won the global title by defeating France 4-2 on penalties.

Argentina prevailed in the round of penalties. Messi, Paulo Dybala, Leandro Paredes, and Gonzalo Montiel all scored in their first four efforts for Argentina while Kylian Mbappe and Randal Kolo were the only scorers for France. Kingsley Coman of the Les Bleus had a kick saved and Aurelien Tchoumeni missed wide.

This was the first World Cup final to be decided on penalties since Italy defeated France 5-3 in Germany 2006 following a 1-1 draw between the two sides in regulation.

Additionally, it was the first time since Brazil's victory in Japan/South Korea in 2002 that a South American team had won the World Cup.

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