Argentina clinched the FIFA World Cup 2022 title after beating France on penalties; the final is remembered as one of the most thrilling football matches in the tournament’s history. Sam Ashoo, an international media report, described Argentina’s victory as; “For Argentina, it’s a first World Cup win since back in 1986, “for their captain, it’s the crowning moment of a truly incredible career that may well settle the debate for who is the greatest player of all time.”

FIFA World Cup Final: Mbappe’s Hat-trick and Everything that Followed

The FIFA Worldcup Final was a pulsating 120 minutes game with momentum shifting on both sides. The game’s highlight was Kylian Mbappé’s bagging a stunning hattrick – the first in a final since 1966, as mentioned by the commentator. France sprung back to life as Kylian Mbappe scored twice in the space of two minutes to put Argentina on the back foot and take the game into extra time.

The drama continued into the penalty shootout before Argentina’s keeper Martinez stepped to do his bit for his country. The-year-old Messi claimed the title for Argentina and lifted the trophy alongside Diego Maradona – the country’s first football God who carried them to their emotional second triumph in 1986 following their first in 1978. “I cannot believe that we have suffered so much in a perfect game. Unbelievable, but this team responds to everything,” Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said.

End of European Dominance

Argentina’s win crushed the four straight WC.v victories by the European sides. Argentina’s Lionel Messi made his 26th appearance in a World Cup match and became the first player in World Cup history to score in the group stage, round of 16, quarter-final, semi-final, and final in a single edition of the tournament. Pablo Zabaleta, an ex-Argentina defender, said, “For our country, we will see a picture of Maradona and Messi, two of the greatest players of all time with the World Cup trophy. That is something so incredible. We are so lucky.”

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