Argentina Won the 2022 FIFA World Cup in an Incredible Final Match Versus France

- 21 December 2022 05:39 WIB
Argentina Won the 2022 FIFA World Cup. (Photo/FIFA)
Argentina Won the 2022 FIFA World Cup. (Photo/FIFA)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – Argentina finally won the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar after defeating France in an exciting and tense match that ended in a penalty shootout. This achievement ended Argentina's 36-year wait to win the World Cup trophy again.

Argentina had led 2-0 in the first half, but France equalized to 2-2 in the second half. In extra time, Argentina returned to a 3-2 lead but La Albiceleste squad managed to equalize at 3-3 and forced the teams to a penalty shoot-out.

Argentina did dominate the Final Round at the Lusail Stadium, Doha. France trailed 1 – 0 after Lionel Messi easily scored the first goal of the game from the penalty spot. After that, Angel Di Maria doubled Argentina's advantage until the first half ended.

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Just an incredible 97 seconds left as Kylian Mbappe scored twice to equalize France. Messi restored Argentina's lead in extra time but Mbappe's hat-trick took the game to penalties.

Argentina won 4-2 in a penalty shootout so it was worth celebrating the victory.

The penalty hero deserved to be pinned on goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez who saved Argentina when it was Kingsley Coman's turn to kick.

Meanwhile, Aurelien Tchouameni failed to take advantage of his penalty opportunity because the ball went wide outside the Martinez bar.

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The Argentine national team has won the World Cup twice. Argentina won the first title in 1978. After that, Argentina had to fast for a long time before finally winning the World Cup again in the 1986 edition.


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Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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