The FIFA World Cup 2022 match was full of excitement. In this match, Argentina’s team won in the penalty shootout. With this victory, Lionel Messi has also ended the wait of 36 years. To win the final match under the leadership of Messi, the whole team had given their lives.
Argentina has become the new world champion after a very exciting and spectacular final match of the FIFA World Cup 2022. In this match won by penalty shootout, the Argentine team under the leadership of Lionel Messi has again captured the trophy after a long wait of 36 years. This World Cup was very special for Lionel Messi because it was his last World Cup, which he himself announced a few days before the final match.
This match was entirely in the name of Lionel Messi. During this match, Messi not only lifted the World Cup trophy but also made many special records. This exciting match also proved to be very good for Messi in terms of records. In this match, the record of playing the most number of matches in the FIFA World Cup has been made. Lionel Messi has played a total of 26 FIFA World Cup matches during his career. With this, he has broken the record of former German footballer Lothar Mathews, who played a total of 25 matches in FIFA.
On the other hand, talking about other records, he has also equaled former Brazilian footballer Pele in scoring goals in the World Cup. Let us tell you that Lionel Messi has played a total of five World Cups in his career. Messi played his first match in the year 2006. Messi made his World Cup debut 6029 days ago. However, this is the first time that Messi has captured the World Cup trophy. Earlier, the Argentine team had been runner-up in the years 1930, 1990 and 2014.
Messi also dominated in scoring
Lionel Messi has no answer even in the matter of scoring goals in World Cup matches. Lionel Messi has scored a total of 12 goals during the World Cup. With this, he has come in the top goal scorer. He has equaled former Brazilian legend Pele in scoring goals in the World Cup. However, the record for most goals is held by Germany’s Miroslav Klose with 16 goals. Ronaldo Nazario of Brazil is at number two with 15 goals. The player with 14 goals in the World Cup is Gerd Müller of West Germany. On the other hand, Justin Fontaine of France is at number four, he has scored a total of 13 goals.
He also recorded this in his name
Apart from this, as soon as Lionel Messi scored in the final match, he also became the first player to score in every match from the group stage to the final during the World Cup. However, he could not score against Poland in the World Cup. Apart from this, Messi has scored in every match. During the tournament, goals were scored in the group stage against Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Australia. In the quarter-final match against the Netherlands and in the semi-final match against Croatia, he scored a goal in the 34th minute to take the team to the final. Messi’s magic continued in the final as well and he scored in the 23rd minute and also in Astra Time. Messi also played an important role in winning the team by scoring a goal in the penalty shootout.