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Graphic shows Argentina’s FIFA World Cup finals, with details of awards and tournament XI for FIFA World Cup 2022.
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Lionel Messi finally hoists World Cup trophy

By Chris Dinsdale

December 19, 2022 - The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar reached a dramatic conclusion as Lionel Messi finally achieved his dream of winning the World Cup for Argentina after beating France in one of the greatest finals in the history of the tournament.

Argentina secured their third title 36 years after their previous triumph, beating West Germany in 1986. Only Italy have a longer gap between World Cup victories (44 years from 1938-1982).

OPTA: Team of the tournament

Dominik Livakovic (Croatia)
Achraf Hakimi (Morocco)
Marquinhos (Brazil)
Josko Gvardiol (Croatia)
Theo Hernández (France)
Bruno Fernandes (Portugal)
Aurélien Tchouaméni (France)
Antoine Griezmann (France)
Lionel Messi (Argentina)
Julián Álvarez (Argentina)
Kylian Mbappé (France)

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PUBLISHED: 19/12/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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