Messi ‘amazing’ again, won a huge record.
Argentina has reached the final after defeating Croatia by three goals in the FIFA World Cup semi-finals. Croatia, who shook Brazil, did not challenge Argentina at any point.
Argentina took the ticket to the final with a three-goal win. Julian Alvarez scored the remaining two goals for Argentina, who took the lead through Lionel Messi. All that is needed is a win to see the legend Lionel Messi return with a kiss on the cup.
Argentina will face the winner of the France-Mexico match in the final. Messi made a huge record in his own name with a smashing victory against Croatia. Let’s check out the major records set in the competition.
World Cup goals for Argentina
Messi now holds the record for the most World Cup goals for Argentina. He has now surpassed the record of 10 World Cup goals held by superstar Gabriel Batistuta. He also recorded assists. Messi is the only Argentinian player to have assisted in all five World Cups. Messi now holds the record for most World Cup appearances as Argentina’s captain (19 matches).
Maradona’s record was broken
Messi surpassed Argentina legend Diego Maradona’s World Cup assist record. He surpassed Maradona’s record of eight direct goal assists with nine assists. Lionel Messi is leading not only in scoring goals but also in creating a way for goals. There were many critics when they started losing to Saudi Arabia, but now Argentina has reached the finals.
World Cup competition
The Argentinian captain also held the record for playing the most matches in the World Cup. The match against Croatia was Messi’s 26th match. Messi broke the record of Germany’s legendary Matthäus. When Messi plays in the finals, he will definitely be ahead of this record. Lionel Messi is filling the field in his last World Cup. Messi is shining while Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar returned without raising their heads.
Will France – Argentina reach the final?
With Argentina securing a place in the finals, it’s time to wait for their opponents. It is more likely that Argentina will have strong France as an opponent in the finals. Another semi-final is between Morocco and France. Morocco, the African powerhouse, is the hero of the cup. But defending champions France can claim a clear edge. Most people want to watch the France-Argentina final to see the super fight in the final.
Argentina’s win against Croatia was one-sided. Croatia faced Argentina in a 4-1-2-3 formation. Croatia dominated the first 15 minutes of the game, but later Argentina took over. The match changed in the 34th minute when a penalty was awarded in favor of Argentina. Messi and his team scored two goals in five minutes and locked up Croatia. Messi’s last World Cup, we can only hope that he will return home after winning the World Cup.
France vs Morocco 2022
Morocco is the wonder of this World Cup, semis won’t be easy – French coach Deschamps
French coach Didier Deschamps expressed his happiness after defeating England and advancing to the semi-finals of the World Cup and congratulating his teammates.
Deschamps said that the preparations for the semi-final match against Morocco have started and efforts will be made to correct the deficiencies in the team’s performance. Nicknamed the ‘Atlas Lions’, Morocco is the wonder of the Qatar World Cup. The focus needs to be on overcoming the Moroccan team.
We think it will not be easy to play against them. The French coach made this clear while talking to reporters after the match against England. England was the best team. Although we managed to win against them, they were technically ahead of us.
We had the advantage of experience. All the stars are in good mental condition. England also has great players. They all play for top clubs in Europe.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 has been an exhilarating tournament filled with unforgettable moments. Argentina has showcased their prowess and determination, securing a place in the final with Lionel Messi leading the charge and setting new records along the way. The anticipation grows as we await the outcome of the France versus Morocco match to determine Argentina’s opponent in the ultimate showdown. Football fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the thrilling conclusion of this remarkable World Cup.