“FIFA’s favorite”- Fans react as Lionel Messi becomes first football player to win 2 Golden Balls in World Cup history


“FIFA’s favorite”- Fans react as Lionel Messi becomes first football player to win 2 Golden Balls in World Cup history

Lionel Messi wins 2022 FIFA World Cup and Golden Ball award

Lionel Messi received the 2022 FIFA World Cup “Golden Ball” award. It is not the first time the Argentine has received the award. Lionel Messi with this year’s golden ball became the first player to receive the golden ball in the FIFA World Cup.

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Argentina was the runners-up in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. A late Mario Gotze goal in the 113th minute broke Lionel Messi’s heart. However, his performance during the 2014 FIFA World Cup earned him his first Golden ball award.

Coming back to the present time, Lionel Messi’s form post-2014 hasn’t deteriorated really as he with his broken heart entered the 2022 FIFA World Cup with the hope to clinch the only trophy left in his cabinet. With a magnificent performance at the 2022 FIFA World Cup scoring 6 goals and giving 3 assists, Lionel Messi assisted the Argentine squad to win the World Cup.

Not only has he contributed with his goals and assists in the World Cup but also has given an extraordinary performance giving his team the push they needed. This was Lionel Messi’s last FIFA World Cup and is the best way to end his story.

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Fans’ reactions to Lionel Messi’s performance at the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the Golden Ball award

Lionel Messi in the Fifa World Cup 2022 Finals
Lionel Messi in the Fifa World Cup 2022 Finals

Fans have ended the GOAT debate between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after the 2022 FIFA World Cup victory and the Golden Ball award. “Greatest of all time. No debate,” a fan tweeted on Lionel Messi’s performance. A fan quickly mentioned the Ballon D’Or after his Golden Ball performance, the best player award will also be under his name.

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