Argentina win 2022 World Cup in penalty shoot-out

Update: 09:52 | 19/12/2022

Argentina took the trophy home after defeating France at penalties in the World Cup final Sunday.


Argentina won the World Cup on Sunday after beating defending champions France 4-2 on penalties, following a dramatic 3-3 draw after extra time.

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The moment Argentina fans burst into celebrations over World Cup glory.

Argentina keeper Emiliano Martinez saved Kingsley Coman's penalty and Aurelien Tchouameni fired wide to give Argentina their first world title since 1986, and third overall.

France had come from two goals down to level over 90 minutes with Kylian Mbappe netting twice in two minutes, including an 80th-minute penalty.

The France striker completed his hat-trick in the 118th with another spot-kick after Argentina's Lionel Messi had tapped in for a 3-2 lead in the 109th. Argentina had gone 2-0 up in the first half with Messi, making a record-breaking 26th World Cup appearance, converting a 23rd-minute penalty.

They struck again with a counter-attack as Alexis Mac Allister's pass found Angel Di Maria and he finished well.

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Source: VnExpress

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