Argentina wins FIFA World Cup 2022 on penalty shootout

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Argentina won its third world cup title defeating the defending champion France playing the game at Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar Friday.

The comfortable lead of 2-0 before the halftime by Argentina was snatched by France as Kylian Mbappe electrified his performance, netting twice within 2 minutes (80 and 81).

Again, with a goal at 108 minute, Messi gave a lead to Argentina but that was not enough to triumph the trophy as Mbappe secured his hat trick in the 118th minute.

The thrilling final ended at 3-3 after extra time led the game to a penalty shootout and Argentina emerged victorious with 4-2.


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