It’s all about celebrations, as Lionel Messi led Argentina to pave their path towards glory following its win against France at the FIFA World Cup 2022 final. Kylian Mbappé emerged as a hero for the French side as he scored a stunning hat-trick which eventually went in vain.
The Argentinian side went on to lift the trophy at the FIFA World Cup 2022 final. Interestingly, Messi won the Golden Ball for the second time and if there are any doubts, the debate around ‘who is the real GOAT?’ has finally ended. Many asserted that the confusion has been settled and Messi is being dubbed as the greatest of all time.
Now, an emotional moment between Messi and his mother Celia Maria Cuccittini moments after Argentina’s victory has been going viral.
Messi’s mom rushed onto the pitch and the legendary footballer turned to look at her, and cameras caught the moment. The mother-son duo shared a hug and this left the fans teary eyed. Later, Messi’s sons whom he shares with his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo also rushed onto the field.
Messi as soon as he saw his mom 😭❤️ pic.twitter.com/sOV0jVEMY4— Harsh (@haarsh_11) December 18, 2022
Messi and his mom, aguerro and a drum pic.twitter.com/aMV9Dws7aC— Dano Sauter (@DanoSauter) December 18, 2022
Reacting to the same, “Lionel Messi hugging his Mom after winning the world cup is the best thing you will see on the internet today."
For those unaware, Messi had one of the most memorable World Cup campaigns in Qatar as he netted 7 goals, providing three assists to light up the tournament and revived Argentina’s campaign after their shocking defeat in the opener against Saudi Arabia.
During the final match, France managed to give Argentinian side a tough time as the match was dragged to a penalty shootout where Emiliano Martinez came up big and saved Kingsely Conman’s shot. However, Aurélien Tchouaméni missed the target as Argentina defeated France 4-2 as the match ended 3-3 after the extra time.
In fact, Mbappe beat out Messi to win the golden boot at the tournament for his iconic performance.
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