Messi and Ronaldo two Legends of Modern Football who fans calls GOAT (greatest of all time). This both players have it all, they have won every trophy except one THE WORLD CUP. The Portuguese “Ronaldo” team were eliminated from the world cup in Quarter Final by Morocco ending a long awaited dream of Ronaldo to win World cup But for Leo Messi it was as script written in heaven on Sunday when Argentina won the world cup by defeating France in Penalties and Messi won the much awaited World Cup Trophy and Thus ending Goat Debate.
Argentina defeated France in a thrilling final on Sunday night at the Lusail Stadium and Messi silenced Ronaldo followers with the astounding title haul.
The GOAT debate had eventually come down to who won more international trophies. And Cristiano Ronaldo had nudged ahead in the race when he had led Portugal to Euro Cup win in 2016 and Nations League title haul in 2019. Lionel Messi pulled one back with the Copa America win in 2021. The FIFA World Cup title was then set as the bar to settle the long-standing battle. And it was Messi who silenced Ronaldo fans with the stunning title haul on Sunday night at the Lusail Stadium when Argentina beat France in a dramatic final.
GOAT DEBATE: MESSI TROPHY HAUL
Kylian Mbappe’s incredible hat-trick kept France in the game as they played to a 3-3 draw over 120 minutes with Messi scoring twice for Argentina. Argentina then took the lead in the penalty shootout when Messi scored from the penalty spot. Emiliano Martinez, the goalie, then made a save before Gonzalo Montiel scored the game-winning goal to give Argentina a 4-2 tiebreaker victory.
Moments after the big final, ‘Ronaldo’ started trending on social media with fans claiming that Messi has ended the debate with Argentina’s first-ever World Cup win in 36 years as he “completed football”. His illustrious resume now includes ten La Liga titles, seven Copa del Reys and seven Spanish Super Cups, four Champions League titles, three UEFA Super Cups and three FIFA Club World Cups, a Ligue 1 title, the Copa America trophy, and seven Ballon D’ors.