From icon to icon: Roger Federer celebrates Lionel Messi and Argentina for winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. After an exciting month, the World Cup in Qatar has officially ended. The most anticipated soccer competition ended with the greatest happy ending, the triumph of Lionel Messi and the conquest of the third title in history for Argentina.
For the PSG star it’s the biggest happy ending, the conclusion of the only title missing in his incredible career. The Doha final ended with an extraordinary challenge between Argentina and France, a match with rich twists and a match that seemed endless.
Argentina took the lead in the first half thanks to goals from Messi and Juventus striker Ángel Di María. Just when the challenge seemed over, ten minutes from the end, France equalized the score with a double from the other PSG star, Kylian Mbappé, unleashed with great shots and a challenge that lasted.
During extra time, the French team seemed more charged while the Argentine team seemed to be in trouble, but Messi still turned the game around and made it 3-2 after the second extra time. From a penalty Mbappé again equalized the score, signing the final on penalties.
Argentina obtained the third victory with the goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez as the protagonist in the penalties, the errors of Kingsly Coman and Aurelian Tchouameni were decisive. Messi was thus able to celebrate success, for a victory that sealed his extraordinary career.
Roger Federer’s post for Lionel Messi
Several personalities from the world of tennis have published a message of good wishes for Argentina and for Lionel Messi, the star of a success that has been missing in the country since 1986.
Even the tennis champion Roger Federer, legend of this sport and winner of 20 Grand Slam titles, has published a post on Instagram to celebrate the success of the Argentine team and specifically to celebrate Lionel Messi.
Here is the post of the Swiss champion: «Congratulations Leo Messi and congratulations Argentina, you have rewritten the history of this sport!».