Messi lived his dream of winning the FIFA World Cup last December, when Argentina defeated France in a closely-contested final.
Pablo Gonzalez, President of YPF from Argentina, gifted a Lionel Messi football jersey to PM Modi on the sidelines… https://t.co/XCWUaCUM7Y
— ANI (@ANI) 1675683997000
The match had ended 2-2 after 90 minutes and remained locked at 3-3 at the end of extra time. The game then required a penalty shootout that Argentina eventually won 4-2.
PM Modi had also congratulated Argentina on winning the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
This will be remembered as one of the most thrilling Football matches! Congrats to Argentina on becoming… https://t.co/JAd2sPq7Dr
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1671387092000
“This will be remembered as one of the most thrilling Football matches! Congrats to Argentina on becoming #FIFAWorldCup Champions! They’ve played brilliantly through the tournament. Millions of Indian fans of Argentina and Messi rejoice in the magnificent victory! @alferdez,” PM Modi had said in the tweet.