Lionel Messi to Kylian Mbappe: Who received Golden Boot, Golden Ball and different awards at FIFA World Cup 2022

Lionel Messi to Kylian Mbappe: Who received Golden Boot, Golden Ball and different awards at FIFA World Cup 2022
Lionel Messi to Kylian Mbappe: Who received Golden Boot, Golden Ball and different awards at FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina’s victorious captain Lionel Messi received the Golden Ball for the most effective participant of the match after realising his dream of successful the distinguished trophy on Sunday in Qatar.

FIFA World Cup Awards 2022

Enzo, Messi, Martinez and Mbappe with the Awards at FIFA World Cup 2022 (Reuters Photo)

By India Today Web Desk: After pulsating motion for practically a month, the FIFA World Cup 2022 got here to a detailed with Lionel Messi and Argentina successful the trophy, beating France in some of the thrilling finals within the historical past of the competitors. On Sunday, December 18, Argentina received their third World Cup trophy, the primary after Diego Maradona’s heroics in 1986.

It was a becoming finale to a surprising World Cup that had loads of thrills with some massive names going out and a few heartwarming tales of Asian and African’s Morocco scripting historical past by reaching the semi-final, a primary in World Cup historical past.

The race for the World Cup awards was alive till the ultimate Sunday of the match in Qatar with greater than a contender for every of the 4 main awards.

FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS OF FIFA WORLD CUP 2022

  • Golden Boot – Kylian Mbappe with 8 targets (Top-scorer)
  • Golden Ball – Lionel Messi with 7 targets and three assists (Best participant)
  • Golden Shoe – Emi Martinez with 2 penalty shoot-out wins for Argentina (Best goalkeeper)
  • Young Player Award – Enzo Fernandez of Argentina

Messi additionally grew to become the primary man to win two Golden Ball Awards as he had bagged the honour in 2014 when Argentina misplaced the ultimate to Germany.

Argentina not simply received the World Cup trophy however 3 of their stars bagged the foremost honours on Sunday.

MOST GOALS IN FIFA WORLD CUP 2022

  1. Kylian Mbappe (France) – 8
  2. Lionel Messi (Argentina) – 7
  3. Julian Alvarez (Argentina) – 4
  4. Olivier Giroud – 4
  5. Alvaro Morata (Spain) – 3
  6. Bukayo Saka (England) – 3
  7. Cody Gakpo (Netherlands) – 3

Argentina received their third World Cup title as France have been denied their third. Mbappe scored a hat-trick, solely the 2nd man to take action in a World Cup last, but it surely was not sufficient as France have been crushed on penalties within the last.

Messi took his World Cup tally to 13 and the 35-year-old is unlikely so as to add to it after having introduced that he wouldn’t be there to steer Argentina in 2026. Mbappe, then again, took his World Cup tally to 12 – 8 in 2022 and 4 in 2018 — because the France star seems set to interrupt MIroslav Klose’s all-time report of 16 World Cup targets.

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