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Messi vs Mbappe: This is how Mbappe won the battle but Messi won the war in World Cup Final - Pics

The FIFA World Cup Final 2022 lived up to the expectations as both France and Argentina gave their best shot before Lionel Messi and his troops emerged victorious on Sunday (December 18)

aditya-pimpale Written By: Aditya Pimpale @AdityaPimpale6 [Published on: December 19, 2022 11:14 IST]
  • Messi vs Mbappe: This is how Mbappe won the battle but Messi won the war in FIFA World Cup Final - Check Pics
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    Messi vs Mbappe: This is how Mbappe won the battle but Messi won the war in FIFA World Cup Final - Check Pics
  • Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the first half after converting from the spot as Argentina led 1-0
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    Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the first half after converting from the spot as Argentina led 1-0
  • The lead was doubled in quick succession when Angel Di Maria scored a beautiful team goal as France found themselves 0-2 down inside the first half
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    The lead was doubled in quick succession when Angel Di Maria scored a beautiful team goal as France found themselves 0-2 down inside the first half
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  • Kylian Mbappe then converted from the spot when France were awarded a penalty with 10 minutes from time
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    Kylian Mbappe then converted from the spot when France were awarded a penalty with 10 minutes from time
  • It took only 97 seconds for France to get back into the contest as he came up with the equaliser in the 83rd minute to make it 2-2
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    It took only 97 seconds for France to get back into the contest as he came up with the equaliser in the 83rd minute to make it 2-2
  • In the added time it was Lionel Messi who put the Argentines in lead once again as he scored to make it 3-2
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    In the added time it was Lionel Messi who put the Argentines in lead once again as he scored to make it 3-2
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  • But the game was not done yet as Kylian Mbappe came out with his hat-trick, first in the World Cup final since 1966 to make it 3-3
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    But the game was not done yet as Kylian Mbappe came out with his hat-trick, first in the World Cup final since 1966 to make it 3-3
  • However, in the penalty shootout it was Montiel Gonzalo who converted from the spot as Argentina won 4-2 on penalties
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    However, in the penalty shootout it was Montiel Gonzalo who converted from the spot as Argentina won 4-2 on penalties
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