Argentina emerged victorious in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final on Sunday, defeating France 4-2 on penalties to claim their third title in the quadrennial international football tournament. The match ended in a 3-3 draw after extra time, with Argentina’s Lionel Messi scoring twice and France’s Kylian Mbappé netting a hat-trick.
The victory marks a long-awaited triumph for Argentina, who had not won the World Cup since 1986. Despite France being the two-time champions, Argentina’s strong defense and clinical finishing on penalties proved too much for the French side.
The match was a thrilling one, with both teams attacking relentlessly and showing off their technical skills. Messi, widely considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, proved his worth with two brilliant goals, while Mbappé’s hat-trick was a testament to his explosive pace and clinical finishing.
In the end, however, it was Argentina who came out on top, with their players and fans erupting in celebration at the final whistle. The Argentine team can now proudly add another star to their crest, representing their third World Cup victory. It is a momentous occasion for the country, and one that will be remembered for years to come.
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