Argentina vs France – Argentina New World Champions FIFA World Cup 2022

Argentina vs France – Argentina New World Champions FIFA World Cup 2022

Argentina vs France

In an epic match and one of the best matches in the history of football, Argentina beat France to become the World Champions in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They beat France to lift the trophy in a pulsating final. Argentina vs France match was a thriller, and ultimately Argentina held their nerves to win the cup by penalty shootout.

Argentina dominated the match until the 80th minute of the match, they were in a 2-0 lead. But in a span of 90 seconds match was converted to 2-2 with blazing goals by Kylian Mbappe.

The drama continued with Lionel Messi putting his team into the lead in the 109th minute in the extra time, putting Argentina on the edge of a win. But it was Mbappe who has become the second player in the world to score hattrick goals in the FIFA World Cup Final, as he converted the penalty to equalize the score.

The match went to the penalties which went into the Argentina way. Argentina is the New World Champions by winning the penalty shootout by 4-2. They are lifting the trophy after 36 years. It was a great farewell to their legend, Lionel Messi.

Martinez the Argentina goalkeeper is the ultimate hero of the match whose stoppage put Argentina into the lead in the penalty shoot-out.

Argentina vs France Match Score: Argentina 3 France 3. Penalty Argentina 4 France 2

Argentina vs France
Argentina vs France – Winners of Golden Ball, Golden Glove, Young Player Awards

Argentina vs France Starting XI

France Starting XI

Hugo Lloris (C ), Raphael Varane, Jules Kounde, Theo Hernandez, Dayot UPAMECANO, Antoine Griezmann, Aurelien Tchouameni, Adrien Rabiot, Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele Coach: Didier Deschamps

Argentina Starting XI

Emiliano Martinez, Nicolas Tagliafico, Cristian Romero, Nicolas Otamendi, Nahuel Molina, Angel Di Maria, Rodrigo De Paul, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernandez, Julian Alvarez, Lionel Messi ( C ) Coach: Lionel Scaloni

Argentina vs France FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Highlights


Argentina – Lionel Messi  23 rd minute penalty, Angel Di Maria in 36 th minute,  Lionel Messi 109 th minute.

France: Kylian Mbappe 80th minute by penalty, 118 th minute by penalty, 81st minute

Ball Possession:     Argentina 42%    France 38%

Attempts at Goal: Argentina 20        France 10

Match Result: Argentina Beat France 4-2. Argentina is the New World Champion.

Golden Boot:                   Kylian Mbappe France

Golden Ball Award:     Lionel Messi  Argentina

Young Player Award: Enzo Fernandez Argentina

Golden Glove Award: Martinez Argentina

Player of the Match: Lionel Messi Argentina

Argentina vs France FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Key Moments

Argentina vs France
Argentina vs France – Kylian Mbappe Winner of Golden Boot

Messi converts the penalty successfully in the 23rd minute. The cool and calm  Messi diverts the goalkeeper on the other side, simply sending the ball the other way, putting their team into the lead. Its Messi’s 6th goal in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Lionel Messi has become the first player in the history of the FIFA World Cup to score a goal in the league stage, round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals, in a single edition.

Angel Di Maria made a fantastic goal in the 36 minute of the match putting Argentina 2-0 up in the match. Argentina move forward with a rapid pace as they caught the ball from Frances’s forwards, Argentina made this wonderful team goal with Messi, and Alvarez, sent the cross to Di Maria caught who send the ball into the net with near perfection.

At halftime, Argentina was in 2-0 lead. Most of the time the ball was in control of Argentina and they are in repeated attacks on the France goalpost. On the other hand, France has struggled in attaining the rhythm.

At the end of the first half, Ball Possession was Argentina at 49% France at 36%

The second half was again in the control of Argentina, until the 80th Minute. Kylian Mbappe converted the penalty and reduce the lead to 2-1, even though the Argentina Goal Keeper Martinez put his hand on the ball but was unable to stop it. In just a minute of time, Mbappe has scored the equalizer with a pass from Thuram.

France has got their rhythm and blazing performance by Mbappe they come back into the game. It’s a scintillating performance by both teams. The match went into the extra time with both teams tied at 2-2.

This is the eighth time the FIFA World Cup went into extra time, out of which only two finals went to the penalties stage.

The extra time saw an intense battle for the ball, and it was Messi made his second goal in the match, as he scores the goal in the 109th minute. But Mbappe scored his third goal of the match at the 118th minute to take the match to the penalties.

Argentina vs France Penalty Shootout

For Argentina: Lionel Messi, Paulo DYBALA, Leandro PAREDES, Damian MARTINEZ

For France: Kylian MBAPPE, Randal KOLO MUANI

Argentina vs France


Argentina vs France FIFA World Cup 2022 Final Video Courtesy Jio Cinema/YouTube

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