In Pictures: How the world celebrated Lionel Messi's crowning moment!

December 19, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

On December 18 (Sunday), Argentina finally won the World Cup title, ending its wait of 36 years. 

Argentina edged out defending champions France with a 4-2 score on penalties after a 3-3 draw in regulation and extra time.

After Lionel Messi finally won the World Cup title, fans across the world celebrated Messi's achievement. 

Thousands of people flocked to the streets in cities around the world after Argentina clinched football's biggest prize in dramatic style.

The streets of Messi's hometown of Rosario erupted in celebration as tens of thousands of people descended on the National Flag Memorial. 

People started arriving as soon as Messi lifted the international trophy and were still there well into the evening.

Be it India, Argentina, or the US, fans celebrated Messi in frantic fashion. 

Messi also won the Golden Ball award, a trophy given to the best player of the tournament. 

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