IN A THRILLING & NAIL BITING WORLD CUP FINAL, ARGENTINA BEAT FRANCE 4-2 ON PENALTIES
By Rashmi Goel
After 36 years, Argentina has won its third World Cup trophy. As Lionel Messi kissed the World Cup, shuffled toward his teammates, and hoisted the golden trophy high into the air. Seeing this iconic sight finally cemented his place among the sport's greatest players. Argentine clinched its third men's FIFA World Cup title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi, who contributed to Argentina's victory over France on penalties. It was a close race between Argentina and France at the final hurdle, but only one team's best was sufficient to win, and this time, it was the team that wore white and blue and is led by Lionel Messi, the world champion. The match was dominated by Argentina right from the start, while France found it difficult to establish any sort of momentum.