Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella Rocuzzo gives a heartfelt reaction to his record-breaking penalty in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final
Lionel Messi and Antonela Rocuzzo
Lionel Messi scored in his second FIFA World Cup final which sent his wife Antonela Roccuzzo into raptures. Her heartfelt and emotional reaction was the highlight of Lionel Messi’s record-breaking goal. The first goal opened the game and Argentina’s hopes, before the French struck back it make it 2-2 at the end of regulation time.
The match looked for most part of the first half and better part of the second half in favor of Argentina. With a second goal coming through Angel De Maria, Argentina took a 2-0 lead. It seemed they were closer to the World Cup win. Entire Argentina had prayed for the triumph and set off on the field in right earnest. After all, Argentina had taken an oath to win it for Lionel Messi, No.10. While Antonella Roccuzzo‘s reaction made it to the headlines we must not forget, Lionel Messi’s goal broke multiple records at the tournament. The player might be looking for a mind-boggling 8th Ballon d’Or.
Olivier Giroud and Ousmane Dembele, both were substituted in the very first half. They failed to create an impact in their most important fixture on the most important day. Lionel Messi has looked menacing since the start of the tournament. At 35, he has tried his best which won him applause from his wife as well. The men in white and blue have been craving to clinch the World Cup. the “Do It for Messi” reached a crescendo and Argentine fans were vocal. Their dream of winning the World Cup has been hanging fire since 1986.
Millions of soccer fans around the globe have picked a side. The prospect of Lionel Messi finally capturing the sport’s grandest prize in looked bright. He has been at the forefront of their campaign in Qatar in this World Cup. After all, two more legends, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr, flopped. Messi and Argentina need more than prayers, as France were fighting back.
Lionel Messi’s brilliant records made in the Finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
The goal which came in the early 23rd minute is Messi’s sixth at Qatar 2022 which means he now leads Kylian Mbappe in the race for the Golden Boot. Messi is not the first player to score in every round of the tournament. Actually, the Brazilian great Jairzinho scored in every round of the 1970 World Cup — although for that particular tournament only 16 nations competed at the tournament which meant there was no round of 16.
Alcides Ghiggia of Uruguay also scored in every round of the 1950 World Cup. But yet again back then there were only 13 teams when the tournament consisted of two group stages. In all, Messi has scored 12 goals in 26 matches at the World Cup. His historic record at a tournament was four goals, which he accomplished during Argentina’s run to the final of the 2014 tournament in Brazil. But he has hit new heights in Qatar.