FIFA World Cup 2022 knockout stage
December 17, 2022 - December 18, 2022 - The FIFA World Cup in Qatar reaches the final stage, with Argentina and France competing to be crowned World Champions.
December 17 - Third-placed play-off Croatia v Morocco
December 18 - Argentina v France
Arguably the world’s greatest-ever footballer Lionel Messi bows out of the World Cup hoping to drive his team to victory in his final match in the same manner as Diego Maradona did 24 years ago. But they will have to contend with a powerful French team who have managed to win without yet hitting the highs that they are capable of, and featuring the skills of one the great strikers of this generation, Kylian Mbappe.