‘Diego encouraged us from heaven!’
Lionel Messi has paid tribute to the late Diego Maradona after fulfilling his World Cup dream with the Argentina national team.
Millions jam Buenos Aires streets to celebrate World Cup win
A parade to celebrate the Argentine World Cup champions was abruptly cut short Tuesday as millions of people poured onto thoroughfares, highways and overpasses in a chaotic attempt to catch a glimpse of the national team that won one of the great World Cup finals of all time.
Huge crowds welcome Argentina team after World Cup victory
Thousands of fans lined up in the middle of the night to try to get a glimpse of the Argentina soccer team that won one of the greatest World Cup finals of all time ahead of what is scheduled to be a day of celebrations in Buenos Aires.
Messi wins Golden Ball to make more World Cup history
Lionel Messi scooped the 2022 World Cup Golden Ball award after captaining his side to victory in Qatar. The Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) superstar scored seven goals at the tournament, including a brace in the final and picked up the award for the second time in his career.
Messi’s Argentina are World Champions
Argentina beat France in penalties by 4-2 to lift the World Cup trophy for the third time. The final match ended in a 3-3 draw at the Lusail Stadium on Sunday. Back in 1986, The Albiceleste clinched their second World Cup trophy.
World Cup final: Di Maria makes it 2-0 for Argentina against France
Di Maria doubled Argentina`s lead in the 36th minute after Lionel Messi scored on a penalty to make it 1-0 for Argentina against France.
World Cup 2022: Fans count down the hours to final
Excited fans in France and Argentina are counting down the hours to what promises to be a memorable World Cup final in Doha.
Qatar offers World Cup visitors an introduction to Islam
Fatima Garcia donned a headscarf and a black abaya — a long, loose-fitting robe — over her clothes as she walked into a mosque in Doha to learn about Islam.
Modric & men win another World Cup medal
Luka Modric led Croatia to third place in what was likely the midfield great’s last appearance at the World Cup.
As World Cup glory beckons, Messi’s hometown buzzes in anticipation
Fernanda Quiroga still remembers how Lionel Messi played soccer in what were then dirt roads around their working-class neighbourhood in Rosario, Argentina’s third-largest city.
Morocco v Croatia: Fight for 3rd place, or losers’ playoff?
To some, it’s little more than a meaningless exhibition match. To others, it’s a chance to become “immortal.”
France struck by cold virus ahead of World Cup final
A cold virus is running through the France squad ahead of the World Cup final against Argentina on Sunday, affecting at least three players in the squad.
Messi evokes Maradona comparisons on road to World Cup final
The blue-and-white wall of Argentina fans launched into another rendition of their World Cup anthem as full-time approached at Lusail Stadium.
France through to World Cup final
Morocco’s dream run in the World Cup ended in the semi-final as they were defeated by the defending champions France by 0-2 at the Al Bayt Stadium on Wednesday. Les Bleus will face the South American powerhouse Argentina in the final on Sunday.
We’re focusing on final: Scaloni
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said his team would enjoy muted celebrations after reaching the World Cup final with a 3-0 victory over Croatia on Tuesday.