Messi ended the cheers of Ronaldo fans at the Lusail Stadium on Sunday evening as Argentina defeated France in a thrilling final.
The GOAT debate boiled down to who won the most international trophies. And Cristiano Ronaldo went ahead as he led Portugal to victory in the Euro Cup in 2016 and the Nations League in 2019.
Lionel Messi got one back for his team by winning the Copa America in 2021. The FIFA World Cup title was then set as a benchmark for ending the long-running battle. Messi stunned Ronaldo fans as Argentina defeated France in a dramatic final at the Lusail Stadium on Sunday night to win the title.
Messi scored twice for Argentina in a 3-3 draw that lasted 120 minutes. Kylian Mbappe‘s incredible hat-trick kept France in the game. Messi then scored from the penalty spot to put Argentina ahead in the shootout. Then goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez stopped one and Gonzalo Montiel scored the winning goal to help Argentina win the tiebreak 4–2.
Shortly after the grand finale, the word “Ronaldo” started trending on social media. Fans said Messi had “completed football” by helping Argentina win its first World Cup in 36 years.
He now has 10 La Liga titles, seven Copa del Reys, seven Spanish Super Cups, four Champions League titles, three UEFA Super Cups, three FIFA Club World Cups, one Ligue 1 title, the Copa America trophy and seven Ballon D won. or.
Another great thing that happened to Lionel Messi after the World Cup final was that he won 3 million Instagram followers. Before the final, Messi had 394 million followers on Instagram, now he has 397 million.
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