ARGENTINA WORLD CUP HISTORY
Since 1930 that FIFA commenced World Cup tournament, many nations hosted it including Argentina.
After 10 tournaments, the South American country, Argentina hosted the 11th FIFA World Cup in 1978.
WORLD CUPS WON BY ARGENTINA
Since 1978, Argentina did not host any World Cup tournament again but then, they were the winners of the 1978 World Cup (host nation).
They lifted their second trophy in 1986 in the next two (2) FIFA World Cup.
WORLD CUP PLAYED BY MESSI
Lionel Messi made his first appearance at FIFA World Cup in 2006.
He scored his first goal for his national team in the the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
The goal was scored against Germany, Serbia and Montenegro in Argentina’s second Group C clash at the FIFA World Cup Stadium in Hamburg.
Since 2006 that Lionel Messi made his first appearance at the FIFA World Cup, he continued to play for his nation.
He played in 2010, 2014, 2018, and the recent appearance is the Qatar World Cup 2022.
FRANCE AND ARGENTINA WORLD CUPS
Argentina and France has met in the FIFA World Cup fifty-one (51) times. Both countries proved their strength to the extreme as well.
On the side of France, they won thirty-six (36) matches out of the 51 times they played.
For the Argentines, they won only fourteen (14).
Unlucky, they played a drawn in one of their games in the tournament.
2022 WORLD CUP, QATAR
The FIFA 2022 World Cup held in Qatar was attended my myriad fans of football where excitement and good time mixed with great experience.
Argentina and France made it successfully to the Final which many nations have been craving for.
The Argentina squad made their massive efforts and the France squad also made theirs but then? who lifts the cup today?
If Argentina win the 2022 World Cup, then they have won it the 3rd time (1978,1986, and 2022)
If France lift the trophy in the 2022 World Cup, then, they have lifted it for the 3rd time (1998, 2018, and 2022).
More than 50,000 Argentines are present to witness the World Cup final, on Sunday 18th December 2022 in Qatar. 4,000 blue white balloons, 6,000 flags, 2,000 scarves, etc. There’s no precedent for something like this in the World Cup finals history.