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Argentina beats France for 2022 FIFA World Cup(19 images)

Argentina won the 2022 FIFA World Cup final in dramatic fashion over France. The match came down to a penalty shootout at Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar, on Sunday. It was Argentina's third World Cup, but the first for star player Lionel Messi, who was honored with the Golden Ball, the World Cup's MVP award. Kylian Mbappe of France earned the Golden Boot, given to the tournament's top scorer.

Lionel Messi of Argentina kisses the FIFA World Cup trophy after the final match Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar, on December 18, 2022. Photo by Chris Brunskill/UPI
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Messi lifts up the FIFA World Cup trophy with his teammates. It was his first World Cup win and the last before he plans to retire. Photo by Chris Brunskill/UPI
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Kylian Mbappe of France poses with the Golden Boot. Photo by Chris Brunskill/UPI
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Messi celebrates with the Golden Ball, the World Cup's MVP award. Photo by Chris Brunskill/UPI
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