Yesterday after winning the FIFA World Cup at the Lusail Stadium, Lionel Messi wrote an emotional note for fans. On 18th Dec. 2022 Argentina get a glorious victory in FIFA World Cup.
Lionel Messi in FIFA World Cup 2022 Finale
Lionel Messi finally get a win in FIFA World Cup and also won the remaining trophy in his glorious career, leading glorious win for Argentina in FIFA World Cup 2022 final, Argentina vs France at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar. Which is turned out to be a thrilling finale, Argentina had to wait for the win until the penalty shootout.
Players getting their awards
After the finale, Messi also received the Golden Ball and awarded to the best player. Meanwhile, Martinez was also awarded with the Golden Glove for best goalkeeper and Enzo Fernandez was got the award as winner of the Best Young Player award. Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe of France team received the Golden Boot, after finishing the top-scorer for eight goals.
Lionel Messi statement after winning the match
After winning the match, Messi post an emotional note for his fans on his official Instagram account and also revealed that winning the world cup is his dream. He wrote on Instagram, “CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD!!! So many times I dreamed it, so much I wanted it that I still don’t fall, I can’t believe it…… Thank you so much to my family, to all who support me and also to all who believed in us. We prove once again that Argentinians when we fight together and united we are able to achieve what we aim. The merit is of this group, which is above individuals, is the strength of all fighting for the same dream that was also the one of all Argentinians… We did it!!! LET’S GO ARGENTINA DAMN!!!!! We’re seeing each other very soon…”
About the match
In the beginning of the match, Argentina get a lead of 1-0 in the 23rd minute after the conversion of penalty by Messi, after that Angel di Maria score another goal and making it 2-0 in the 36th-minute. But Mbappe had other plans in his mind, scoring two goals in 97 seconds (80th and 81st-minute), making it equal to Argentina score. The match entered extra time. The former Barcelona captain score another goal and made it 3-2 for Argentina in the 108th-minute, but Mbappe struck once again to make it 3-3 equal to the Argentina team in the 118th-minute.
In the final shootout, Martinez proved to be the hero for Argentina with saves off Aurelien Tchouameni and Kingsley Coman as Argentina secured a 4-2 win in the shootout.