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At last, Messi wins World Cup with Argentina




What a night to remember as world football legend, lionel Messi finally won the World Cup with Argentina, fulfilling a life ambition.

It was not easy though as the French fought gamely and came twice from behind to stalemate scorelines at 3-3.

Argentina eventually won through the ensuing penalty shoot out after converting their first four kicks as the French lost two of theirs.

The fifth kick was not necessary for Argentina who had taken an unassailable 4-2 lead.

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Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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