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22nd FIFA World Cup Final: All You Need To Know.

  • Lionel Scaloni could become the third coach to win the World Cup for Argentina after Cesar Menotti in 1978 and Carlos Bilardo in 1986.
  • France could become the first nation to win back to back World Cups since Brazil in 1962.
  • Both nations have won the World Cup twice.
  • Griezeman has created the most chances in the tournament (21)
  • Hugu Lloris will equals Manual Neuer’s 19 appearances as a goalkeeper at the World Cup against Argentina.
  • A total 166goals has been scored in 63 matches with an average of 2.63 goal per game.
  • Ibrahima Konate, the Central defender has won 95% of all his duels in the World Cup and holds the number of tackles for ball recovery 6.9 in every 90 minutes.
  • The marks a transition between the old generation (Messi) and the new star (Mbappe)


The Lusail Stadium in Doha, Qatar will host the 22nd final of the FIFA World Cup today Sunday, December 18 at 16:00 (GMT+1).

Argentina and France will be the centre of the attraction as the two most successful teams of this year’s World Cup.

Argentina will be appearing in their sixth World Cup final following their 3-0 win over Croatia in their semifinal clash on Tuesday – and that was Argentina’s second win against a European side in eight meetings.

The win for Abiceleste means they have now scored at least two goals in their last five World Cup matches – the only game they failed to score more than one goal was in their opening-day defeat to Saudi Arabia.

Messi who has ticked his name on every possible trophy – will this afternoon enter his last game the World Cup knowing that a win for him will put him as the greatest in the sport.

But Coach Lionel Scaloni will have to find an ‘Anti Mbappe strategy’ while hoping to create more chances for themselves.

This will be Argentina’s 13th meeting with France – having won six in their last 12, three draws and three defeats.

For France, this will be their fourth final in their last seven World Cup Appearances – losing just one of their previous three finals and that was against Italy in 2006.

France are unbeaten in the 15 games in which Kylian Mbappé has started in the World Cup and European Championships combined (W12 D3), winning all 11 in which he has started at the World Cup. The Frenchman has been directly involved in 14 goals in these 13 starts, scoring nine and making four assists.


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