Argentina lifts the World Cup trophy

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Argentina wins the astounding final match of FIFA WorldCup 2022.

The third time winner wins a penalty shootout (4-2) over France, the defending champion.

Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala, Lisandro Martinez, Gonzalo Monteil scored goals for Argentina.

Kylian Mbappe and Randal Kolo Muani  scored for France.

After a 3-3 thriller across 120 minutes, Argentina bested France 4-2 on penalties to win their third World Cup, after 36 years.

Earlier, while Argentina took a 2-0 lead via Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria, it was Kylian Mbappe, who got France back with a brace inside 97 seconds in the second half.

108 minutes into the game Messi found net once again . While, France hit back with hatrick goal from Mbappe. This pushed the match into penalty kicks.

Argentina last lifted the cup in 1986.

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