Argentina have officially clinched the 2022 FIFA World Cup champions after beating energized France in the final.
La Albiceleste had drawn 3-3 against France after 120 minutes at Lusail Stadium.
Lionel Messi and Angel di Maria put Argentina 2-0 up in the first half, but Kylian Mbappe scored a brace in the second half to force the game into extra time.
However, Messi scored for Argentina in 108 minutes before Mbappe completed his hat-trick as he scored a late extra-time second-half goal to force the game into a penalty shootout.
Argentina eventually won 4-2 on a penalty shootout to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Meanwhile, Messi’s final World Cup game for his country sees him claim the trophy that alluded him throughout his career.. This is the first time that Argentina lifts the world cup trophy in 36 years when Diego Maradona-inspired victory at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.