FIFA World Cup 2022 Final – Argentina vs France Highlights

Whether you were in support of Argentina or France, it’s an undeniable fact that FIFA World Cup Final 2022 was the most exciting and dramatic match in the history of the tournament.

Argentina won its third World Cup title since 1986 by beating France 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a 3-3 draw featuring two goals from Messi and a hat trick by France Forward Kylian Mbappé. Lionel Messi’s dream finally comes true, winning a World Cup trophy that was only missing in his celebrated career.

The 7th time Ballon d’Or winner had struggled by his stratospheric standards but this time, he became the first player to score in every round of the tournament.

Let’s have a closer look at what happened in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final, top scorer, golden boot winner, and some key highlights.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Score – The Result

Final score: Argentina 3, France 3 – (Argentina won 4-2 on penalties)

At Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar, Argentina beat France on penalties in the final FIFA World Cup 2022. With 10 minutes to go, Messi’s Paris Saint-German teammate scored twice in two minutes to level the match at 2-2. Kylian Mbappé took his second consecutive World Cup whereas Messi had his last dance in the international arena.

Kylian Mbappé established himself as Messi’s pretender and has become the finest striker. He completed his hat-trick with a ruthless penalty, as they lost their trophy by the narrowest of margins.

Croatia clinched 3rd place with a hard-fought victory over Morocco on December 17. With 64 games, an endless number of goals, and memories of a lifetime, it was a fairytale ending for football fanatics and a great chance to win FIFA football betting. Lionel Messi guided Argentina to their third title and his wait finally comes to an end as the prophecy has delivered.

FIFA World Cup Final 2022 – Final Goal Scorers

After Lionel Messi’s early opener, Di Maria scored to cause France head coach Didier Deschamps to lead two substitutions before the break. France looked sagging until Mbappé scored in the 80th and 81st minutes. Messi scored in the 108th minute, with Mbappé turning penalty 10 minutes later.

  • Kylian Mbappé (France): Scored 0-1
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina): Scored 1-1
  • Kingsley Coman (France): Missed 1-1
  • Paulo Dybala (Argentina): Scored 2-1
  • Aurelien Tchouameni (France): Missed 2-1
  • Leandro Paredes (Argentina): Scored 3-1
  • Randal Kolo Muani (France): Scored 3-2
  • Gonzalo Montiel (Argentina): Scored 4-2

FIFA World Cup 2022 Final – Golden Ball Goes to Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi won the best player award, Golden Ball in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar as he led Argentina to their 3rd triumph in the championship. This 35-year-old got his hands on one trophy that will be a star throughout his spectacular career. Mbappé took Silver Ball for second place while Luka Modric receives the Bronze Ball for the third.

Kylian Mbappé Wins a Golden Boot

Mbappé received the Golden Boot after his hat trick in the final with eight goals. That took him to 12 goals in two tournaments with Miroslav Klose’s record of 16 World Cup goals.

Emi Martinez Receives a Golden Glove 

After more penalty heroics, Argentina goalkeeper Emi Martinez scooped the Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper. He also made an incredible save in extra time to deny Randal Kolo Muani a goal that would have put France ahead for the first time.

Enzo Fernandez Won Young Player Award

There was another winner in Argentina as Enzo Fernandez received the Young Player of the Tournament award. He turns 22 next month and formed a solid midfield trio along with Rodrigo De Paul and Alexis Mac Allister which allowed Messi to show his magic.

Needless to say, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé will be the most talked about players for years to come. It’s been a privilege to watch Argentina’s extraordinary win over France and the joyful moments of football.

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