Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed Argentina on their victory over reigning champions France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Lionel Messi and Argentina on their victory over reigning champions France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final.
Argentina eventually won the FIFA World Cup in 2022, after a 36-year wait. Argentina defeated reigning champion France 4-2 on penalties. Argentina won thanks to Messi’s stunning penalty, a second goal in extra time, an exquisite pass by Mac Allister, and Di Maria’s last touch.
Argentina ended its championship drought on the biggest platform on Sunday in Qatar, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Lionel Messi and his teammates after the South American powerhouse defeated reigning champions France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final. Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, defeated France on penalties to win their third FIFA World Cup at Lusail Stadium.
Argentina defeated France 4-2 on penalties following a six-goal thriller in Qatar, giving Messi his first World Cup victory. PM Modi took on Twitter after Argentina was declared world champions to praise the Messi-led team. In his post, the Indian Prime Minister specifically mentioned Argentina President Alberto Fernández.
“This will go down in history as one of the most exciting football contests!” Congratulations to Argentina on winning the #FIFAWorldCup! They’ve been outstanding throughout the competition. Millions of Indian Argentina and Messi fans celebrate the amazing victory! “@alferdez,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
In a second tweet, PM Modi congratulated France on their spectacular World Cup 2022 final against Argentina. “Congratulations to France on a strong showing at the #FIFAWorldCup!” On their path to the finals, they also wowed football fans with their skill and sportsmanship. PM Modi also mentioned @EmmanuelMacron.
Argentina’s Messi opened the goal before winger Di Maria doubled the South American giants’ advantage in an enthralling first half. France, on the other hand, produced a late comeback in the second half, with star forward Mbappe scoring a sensational brace for the reigning champions. Messi appeared to have sealed the goal-fest final with his second goal in extra time before Mbappe completed his hat-trick. Mbappe’s third goal came in the 118th minute, setting up the penalty shootout. Argentina’s Gonzalo Montiel scored the game-winning penalty, giving Messi’s team a stunning 4-2 victory in Qatar.