The World Cup Awards: Messi, Ballon d’Or for Qatar-2022 List of Codes

Doha, Qatar.

Lionel Messiworld champion with Argentina, with seven goals and three assists throughout the tournament, was chosen this Sunday as the best player in the final and the Qatar World Cup 2022seconded in the individual awards by his compatriots Enzo Fernández, best young player, and Emiliano Martínez, best goalkeeper, as well as Kylian Mbappé as best scorer, with eight goals.

It’s Messi’s World Cup. In his fifth and last adventure in the tournament, as the most definitive player, as the engine of Argentina’s reunion with the top of the world, 36 years after the triumph in Mexico in 1986 with Diego Armando Maradona.

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Messi emotionally collected the trophy as the best footballer of Qatar 2022, in which he took over from Luka Modric, winner in Russia 2018, in his farewell to the World Cups, of which he also comes out as the player with the most matches in history. , with 26.

Messi did not deprive himself of kissing the World Cup when he passed by after receiving his Ballon d’Or.

Kylian Mbappé was the Silver Ball, while Luka Modric was the Bronze Ball.

Argentina obtained another two individual mentions: for Enzo Fernández, key in Lionel Scaloni’s scheme in the qualifying rounds, he was the best youngster; for Emiliano ‘Dibu’ Martínez, penalties in the quarterfinals and in the final, that of the best goalkeeper.

The Golden Boot for the best scorer went to Mbappé, in the midst of the pain of defeat. Since 2002, with Ronaldo Nazario with Brazil, nobody had reached eight goals in the final phase of the competition. The Silver Boot went to Messi, with seven goals. The Bronze one went to Olivier Giroud, with four.

The Fair Play Trophy, the most sporting team in the World Cup, went to the England team.

Next, the players of the French team paraded, who received the silver medal.

Then it was the turn of the Albiceleste. Lionel Scaloni’s 26 players paraded before the authorities, in charge of hanging the medals.

Among others, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and French President Emmanuel Macron.

Finally Messi, as captain of Argentina, was in charge of raising the World Cup to the sky of Doha.


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