Both teams relied on their star players and did not disappoint, scoring a total of five of the game’s six goals before penalties.
DOHA, Qatar — The World Cup final between Argentina and France was an explosive duel that ended 2-2 in overtime.
The stars of both teams shone in the matchup, scoring and putting pressure on goals throughout the game.
Here’s who has scored every goal in the World Cup final so far:
In the 23rd minute of the game, Messi received a penalty after a foul on teammate Di Maria. This kick made it and drew the first blood in the game.
Thirteen minutes later, Di Maria retaliated by completing a flowing team move with a skillful flick from Messi and scoring the team’s second goal, allowing them to go 2-0 at half-time.
Considered a rising star in the world of professional football, Mbappé guided France to the 2018 World Cup title. Hoping for a back-to-back win, he was able to claim a penalty late in the second half.
Less than two minutes after his penalty goal, Mbappé ended the game with a running kick from the penalty area, ending the game with just a few minutes left in regular play. Neither team managed to score another goal before the clock was up, causing the game to go into overtime.
With less than 15 minutes to go on penalties, Messi came to Argentina’s rescue and broke through a chaotic scuffle near the goal area to score and level the score at 3-2.
Another penalty awarded to France gave Mbappé a chance to level the score, allowing him to score from a penalty to level the game 3–3 just before the end of extra time, sending the game to penalties to end to decide it.
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