FIFA World Cup Final 2022 Argentina vs France match was an edge of the seat thriller. From a dramatic turn, when France was allowed a penalty, for a foul not entirely dissimilar to Argentina’s first goal, the match went on to produce the magical moments from Messi, and Mbappe who scores a hattrick.
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe’s team played their heart out, but eventully it was messi and his team that stood around the GOAT that helped Argentina clinch the world cup. While Messi and his team was ecstatic and euphoric, Mbappe and his team had slumped to the ground.
Argentina vs France, sunday world cup finale, was one of the most dramatic and fascinating matches in the history of the tournament is indisputable. Until the last penalty goal by Argentine Gonzalo Montiel sealed the deal for Lionel Messi’s team, it was an absolute thriller of a unique kind.
The match began with Argentine team having longer control on the ball led by Lionel Messi scored the first goal of the match at 23 minutes from the penalty spot after Angel Di Maria was tripped. What followed was Di Maria’s goal in the 36th minute, giving Argentina a solid lead of 2-0.
For the most part, Kylian Mbappe’s magic was under cloud with unispiring sparkle. But things took a gripping twist, when France was allowed a penalty, for a foul not entirely uncharacterstic to Argentina’s first goal. Kylian Mbappe scored France’s first goal at 80 minutes, giving France a fighting chance.
Seconds later, the ace striker stamped his authority as a great scorer when he struck an equaliser at the 81st minute. The match went for an extra time as the regular time did not produce a winner. For Argentina, it was a confidence beater as it almost won the game, in the 80 minutes of the match.
The Extra time again presented to the world the brilliance of Lionel Messi who helped his nation take the lead again, and scored another goal in the 108th minute. For, all the spectators, it looked like an Argentina’s moment, but Kylian Mbappe produced another brilliant goal this time adding a hat-trick and scored his third goal of the night at the 118th minute.
Argentina Vs France – Penalties was the eventual decider who are the champions of the FIFA World Cup 2022
Eventually, the Argentina Vs France match winner had to be decided by penalties. And, it would go either way.
First came France’s Kylian Mbappe and he scored!
Then it was Lionel Messi’s turn and he scored for Argentina too!
Kingsley Coman for France kick missed the post.
Argentina’s Paulo Dybala scored with a good strike.
France’s Aurélien Tchouaméni missed again, making France miss two of the three shots.
Argentina’s Leandro Peredes scored, making Argentina score three is to three.
Then, came France’s Kolo Muani who also scored.
Everyone awaited with deep breath, when Gonzalo Montiel came in, but the moment he scored the winning goal, as Argentina were declared the champions of the world.
For Argentina it was a victory in waiting for over 36 years, Lionel Messi gave befitting treat to himself and won the one trophy that eluded him his entire career.
While one would sympthaise with Mbappe who outshined eveyone, but lacked the spirit and support from his team, Messi on the other hand had victory written all over the arena.
Final Victory Ceremony – Argentina Vs France
- Golden Boot – Kylian Mbappe (8 goals)
- Golden Ball – Lionel Messi (best player)
- Golden Shoe – Emi Martinez (best goalkeeper)
- Young Player Award – Enzo Fernandez of Argentina
- The Emir of Qatar Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani made Messi wear a black robe or a bisht, made of camel hair and goat wool before he lifted the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy.
The Argentina Vs France Finals, it was match that will be remembered for a long long time.