Argentina emerged victorious at the end of an exhilarating World Cup final match against France to cap off what has been a thrilling tournament in Qatar with Lionel Messi starring all the way.
The final game was a truly befitting finale to the 2022 world cup which had previously served up a lots excitements and surprises.
The game ended in a 4-2 penalty shootout win for Argentina after a 2-2 scoreline by the end of regulation time and 3-3 at extra time.
Argentina led 2 nil going into the dying the embers of the game with Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria getting on the scoresheet.
France however fought back into the game with 2 goals from Kylian Mbappe, the second being an exquisite first time strike past Emi Martinez.
At that point,the game had been turned on its head and it was obvious extra time or more would be needed to separate the teams…..