Argentina grabs its third FIFA World Cup trophy after beating France

Doha, SANA-Argentina has grabbed its third FIFA World Cup trophy after beating France in penalty kicks.

The final match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup was held in Qatar’s Lusail on Sunday.

The score was 3-3 after the normal play-time and an added time. The goals were scored by Lionel Messi (in the 23rd and 108th minutes) and Angel Di Maria (36th minute) for Argentina and Kylian Mbappe (80th, 81st, 118th minutes) for France. Argentina finally clinched the match 4-2 after penalty kicks.

This is Argentina’s third FIFA World Cup trophy after its win in 1978 and 1986.

In the playoff round, Argentina, led by Head Coach Lionel Scaloni, ousted Australia 2-1, edged the Netherlands 4-3 in a penalty shootout (2-2 in regulation time) and then breezed past Croatia 3-0.

MHD Ibrahim

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