It’s France Vs Argentina, Messi Vs Mbappé on Sunday, December 18, 2022. This final would be the third head-to-head match they both will face. Fans are pumped and hyped up to watch this historic match in FIFA World Cup 2022.
France reached in Finals of the FIFA World cup 2022, in Qatar yesterday. They defeated Morocco, the dark horse team in this session. Morocco may have lost the cup but with the way they conceded the matches and conduct, they have won People’s hearts for a very long time. But it’s a game and only one team can be a winner. So it’s France vs Argentina for the final time, for the sake of becoming the champion of football for the next four years.
While being a team battle, it is also a contest between two teammates and two of the best players in the world currently. Lionel Messi is looking to win his first World Cup title in his final appearance in the tournament. Messi has already announced that he will be retiring from international after the final. He will be looking to cap off a brilliant tournament with the one title that has eluded him.
On the other hand, 23-year-old Kylian Mbappe is looking to win his second World Cup title in only his second appearance. Only the great Pele has won the World Cup in his first two World Cups and Mbappe is now on the cusp of history.
Interestingly, both Messi and Mbappe are locked at 5 goals apiece and even the golden boot is at stake in the final.
France is a defending champion however, Argentina is not a weak side this time. Sunday will be the 13th time Argentina and France will face each other. Argentina has the edge in the head-to-head record with six wins while France has 3. Looking back at their semis performance, both teams put in a clinical display. Argentina thumped Croatia 3-0 with Julian Alvarez and Messi scoring while France beat Morocco 2-0 to advance to the final.
Fans and analysts are predicting France as a winner but who will lift the cup? The Sunday match will tell.