Argentina won their third World Cup in an extraordinary final on Sunday as they beat France 4-2 on penalties after Lionel Messi scored twice in a 3-3 draw that featured a hat-trick for Kylian Mbappe as the holders recovered from 2-0 down.
It was an extraordinary night of drama, high emotion and fluctuating fortunes, delivering one of the all-time great finals to cap a wonderful tournament as its two star players delivered command performances on the biggest stage of all.
Argentina emerges as winner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 after a nail-biting final against France.
Argentina’s win tonight is a dream come true for Lionel Messi at his final World Cup, ending a 36 year trophy drought for Argentina.
In what may be the greatest World Cup final ever, Argentina has defeated France to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The match was decided in a penalty shootout.
It is a fitting way for the great Lionel Messi to go out, finally as a World Cup winner!
After Argentina victory over France this is the message sent to Messi by Neymar Junior, he said Congratulations brother.
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