From icon to icon: Roger Federer celebrates Lionel Messi and Argentina for winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. After an exciting month, the World Cup in Qatar has officially ended. The most awaited soccer competition ended with the greatest happy ending, the triumph of Lionel Messi and the victory of the third title in history for Argentina.
For the PSG star it is the greatest happy ending, the conclusion of the only title that was missing in his incredible career. The final in Doha ended with an extraordinary challenge between Argentina and France, a match with rich twists and an encounter that seemed endless.
Argentina took the lead in the first half thanks to goals from Messi and Juventus forward Angel Di Maria. Just when the challenge seemed over, ten minutes from the end, the France equalized the score with a brace from the other PSG star, Kylian Mbappé, unleashed with great shots and a challenge that thus lasted.
During extra time, the French national team seemed more charged while the Argentine national team seemed to be in trouble, yet still Messi changed the match and signed the 3 to 2 in the second extra time. On penalty Mbappe evened the scores again, signing the final on penalties.
Argentina obtained the third triumph with goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez protagonist on penalties, the mistakes of Kingsly Coman and Aurelian Tchouameni were decisive. Messi was thus able to celebrate success, for a triumph that seals his extraordinary career.
Roger Federer’s post for Lionel Messi
Several personalities from the world of tennis have published a message of good wishes for Argentina and for Lionel Messi, the star of a success that has been missing in the country since 1986.
Even the tennis champion Roger Federer, legend of this sport and winner of 20 Grand Slam titles, has published a post on Instagram to celebrate the success of the Argentina national team and specifically celebrate Lionel Messi.
Here is the post from the Swiss champion: “Congratulations Leo Messi and congratulations Argentina, you have rewritten the history of this sport!”