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Messi vs Mbappe: Lionel Messi Wins Golden Ball for Best Player

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Leading Argentina to victory in the Fifa World Cup finals against France, Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball. He scored twice in the game. 

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On Sunday night, the Fifa World Cup final match was held between Argentina and France at Lusail Stadium. In the game, Messi scored twice, taking his count of goals at the tournament to seven and resulting in him winning the Golden Ball for best player. 

Messi also scored a goal in the penalty shoot-out leading Argentina to win the Fifa World Cup trophy. However, Mbappe didn’t win the Golden Ball as he came second to Messi, but still, Mbappe won the Golden Boot Award as he was the top scorer with 12 goals in the overall tournament. 

The first goal of Sunday night’s finals was made by Lionel Messi in the 23rd minute. Then the second goal he scored was in extra time. His second goal was assumed to be a winning goal. But still, the match went to a penalty shoot-out as Kylian Mbappe kept equalising the score. That’s why it was being said Mbappe wins everyone’s heart.

Who won the Golden Glove and Best Young Player Award?

Argentina’s goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, who saved Kingsley Coman’s penalty, won the Golden Glove award. On the other hand, a central midfielder from Argentina won the Best Young Player award. 

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