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FIFA World Cup 2022: PM Modi congratulates Argentina for thrilling victory against France

PM Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hailed both Argentina and France for the brilliant performance both teams put up in the Fifa World Cup final. Meanwhile, a video of Lionel Messi dancing on top of a table with the World Cup winning trophy was shared by his teammate Nicolas Otamendi on Instagram.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Lionel Messi’s 36 years old wish came true on Sunday 18th December 2022 night. Argentina became the Football World Cup champion for the third time under the leadership of Messi. Argentina defeated France 4-2 in the penalty shootout in the FIFA World Cup Final 2022 at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar. Lionel Messi’s dream come true in his last World Cup.

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In such a situation, the celebration of victory also had to be special. Lionel Messi danced on a table with the FIFA trophy in the team’s locker room after winning the World Cup. A video of Messi dancing on top of a table with the World Cup winning trophy was shared on Instagram by teammate Nicolas Otamendi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Argentina for winning the FIFA World Cup. He said that the France versus Argentina World Cup final will be remembered as one of the most thrilling football matches. Argentina today defeated France 4-2 in a penalty shootout to win the World Cup for the third time.

PM Modi also hailed the French team for a “spirited performance”. Tagging French President Emmanuel Macron, he tweeted: “Congratulations to France for a spirited performance at the #FIFAWorldCup! They also delighted Football fans with their skill and sportsmanship on the way to the finals.”

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Sachin Tendulkar also congratulated Argentina
Former Indian cricket team captain Sachin Tendulkar also congratulated Argentina for becoming the World Cup champions. The special thing is that like Sachin Tendulkar, Lionel Messi also won the trophy in the last World Cup of his career.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who was watching the match with participants in the Bharat Jodo Yatra, also congratulated both Messi and Kylian Mbappe, who won the golden Boot Award for his eight goals this World Cup. “What a beautiful game! Congratulations to Argentina for a thrilling victory. Well played, France. Both Messi & Mbappé played like true champions! #FIFAWorldCupFinal shows yet again how sports unites, sans boundaries,” he tweeted.

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