I cannot tell you how happy I am to write this headline of the article as I wanted him to become World Champion because football owed him this trophy for everything he has done for this sport. And last night all his dreams came true and along with it the dreams of hundreds of millions of his fans who were jubilant after the win. We will talk about the final match itself in another article because that match deserves it.
Before I write about him , I just want to say that the heartbreak from 2014 was the stepping stone to reaching the top today and from now on he has nothing left to win and now he can just enjoy football and play for however long he wishes to play and entertain us.
Finally The Ultimate Crowning Moment
Finally after playing in 5 FIFA World Cups and playing a record 26 Matches in the tournament over the years, Lionel Messi in what will most probably be his last World Cup match won the biggest prize In football and this is the one trophy that he wanted to win all his life and the happiness that was felt by everyone for him was amazing to see. He is a World Champion and football finally gave it to him his crowning moment.
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The Undisputed GOAT
One thing that has become crystal clear after last night and the World Cup win was the fact that the debate as to Who is the Greatest of all time between Ronaldo and Messi was put to rest and now Lionel Messi will forever be the Greatest of all time. There was hardly any doubt in many people’s minds but the win last night cemented it in the minds of all the neutral football fans around the world.
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The Best Performance in a World Cup
The fact that not only was Lionel Messi became World Champion but he was the single best player in the entire World Cup and was the main reason that Argentina won the World Cup. In the group stages he was the man who made sure that Argentina topped their group. And then in the Round of 16 he scored a goal and was the Player of the match and then in the Quarter Final he again scored a goal and was the Player of the match and then in the semi final he scored a goal and was the player of the match and finally in the final he scored 2 goals and again he was the player of the match. Lionel Messi is the first player in history to score in the group stages and then in all the 4 knockout Matches. He scored 7 goals and had 4 assists which means 11 Goal contributions.
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