World Cup - Messi's dream comes true as Argentina beat France on penalties to win title2022-12-19 09:09
The 2022 World Cup finally ushered in a final that is highly anticipated by fans around the world. After the "Pampas Eagle" Argentina took the lead in the first half with the goals contributed by Messi and Di Maria, the "Gallic Rooster" France took the lead in the second half. Relying on Mbappe to score 2 goals to equalize the score and let the game enter overtime. Afterwards, Messi scored another goal, but Mbappe successfully completed a hat-trick with a penalty kick, making the two sides fight 3-3. In the end, Argentina defeated France with a total score of 7-5 through a penalty shootout and made its debut today. Champion of the World Cup.
Only 5 minutes into the game, Argentina took the lead in creating a crisis. McAllister shot hard from the left side of the penalty area arc but was firmly confiscated by the French goalkeeper. In the 17th minute, Messi sent a direct pass from the center, DePaul hit across the right, and then Di Maria pushed in the penalty area but kicked it away.
In the 21st minute, Di Maria was tripped by Dembele in the penalty area. The referee on duty directly whistled a penalty kick, and then Messi scored a penalty kick to help Argentina take the lead 1-0. In addition, Messi temporarily leads the scorer list with 6 goals.
In the 36th minute, Messi passed the ball from outside the midfield, and Alvarez sent a direct pass from the right side of the midfield. 2 to 0 continue to lead France . Then France replaced Dembele and Giroud with Mouani and Marcos Thuram, while Mbappe switched to center forward.
In the 49th minute of the second half, Messi sent a direct pass from the center. Di Maria made a pass from the left. DePaul volleyed from the right side of the penalty area but was blocked by the opponent's goalkeeper. In the 59th minute, Di Maria made a direct pass, and Alvarez's low shot from a small angle on the left side of the penalty area was saved by French goalkeeper Lloris with one hand.
Then Argentina arranged for Acuna to replace Di Maria. In the 72nd minute, Messi made a cross from the left, and Enzo Fernandez shot hard at the top of the penalty area but was saved. In the 80th minute, Ota-Mendy tripped Mouani in the penalty area and gave France a great opportunity for a penalty kick. Then Mbappe pushed the ball into the lower left corner of the goal when he took the penalty, helping France to get back 1-2. .
In the 81st minute, Marcus Thuram picked a pass from the center to the penalty area. Mbappe responded and hit a volley to help France equalize the score 2-2. In addition, Mbappe overtook Messi with 7 goals and led the scorer list.
In the 94th minute, Camavinga made an inverted triangle pass from the left side of the penalty area. Rabio pushed a shot from the front point, but the ball was bravely saved by Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez. Subsequently, the two sides fought 2-2 in 90 minutes, allowing the game to enter overtime.
Mbappe completes hat-trick
In the 105th minute, Messi scored the ball from the middle. Lautaro followed up in front of the small penalty area on the right and pushed the shot and was tackled by Pamecano. Then Molina ejected from the right side of the penalty area and was ejected by the opponent. The defender blocks. In the 109th minute, Enzo Fernandez made a direct pass from the center. Lautaro shot hard from the right side of the penalty area and was saved by the French goalkeeper. Then Messi seized the opportunity to kick the ball into the net with a supplementary shot. Cleared after the ball crossed the line. However, the referee judged that the goal was valid, allowing Argentina to achieve a 3-2 lead. In addition, Messi tied Mbappé in the scorer list with 7 goals.
In the 116th minute, Mbappe shot from the left penalty area. After the ball hit Mondial's arm, the referee directly showed a yellow card and added a penalty. Then Mbappe scored a penalty kick to turn the score into 3 to 3, and Mbappe, who completed a hat-trick, once again led the scorer list with 8 goals.
Since the two sides failed to decide the winner 3-3 in overtime, the game went directly to a more difficult penalty shootout.
In the first round of penalty kicks, Mbappe successfully shot the ball into the lower left corner of the goal, and Messi also successfully scored. The two sides fought 1-1. In the second round, when Koeman took a penalty kick, Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez successfully saved the ball, and Dybala pushed the middle to score, helping Argentina lead 2-1.
In the third round, Joan Armeni missed the penalty and Paredes pushed the ball into the lower left corner of the goal, making the score 3-1. In the fourth round, Mouani scored with a hard shot, and Mondial also pushed the ball into the lower left corner of the goal. In the end, Argentina won the penalty shootout 4-2 and won the World Cup with a total score of 7-5. Argentine star Lionel Messi also successfully fulfilled his dream of winning the World Cup.
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