Finally, Messi’s Argentina broke the 36-year title drought on the stage of the world’s best by beating France 4-2 in a tiebreaker. The final match on Sunday at Lucille Stadium was tied 3-3 after 120 minutes, leading to a tiebreaker. Emiliano Martinez made the difference there.
In addition to scoring two goals in the final, Messi scored a total of 7 goals in the current season. Contributed to three goals of his teammates. Even at the age of 35, this superstar gave all the magical moments on the field.
Messi gave Argentina an early lead in the title-deciding match with a successful spot-kick. He became the first player to score in the group stage, final, quarter-final, semi-final and final in the same tournament.
He also contributed to Angel Di Maria’s second goal. Alexis McAllister got the ball into the D-box from his brilliant pass. He then passed the ball to Di Maria.