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Messi Outclasses Italy To Make Argentina The 2022 Finalissima Winners

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Argentina players lift Lionel Messi after their 2022 Finalissima win.

Argentina was crowned the Finalissima winners of 2022. They beat Italy by three goals to nil last night. Their star player Lionel Messi played a key role in the match. He gave two assists on the night. This display earned him the Man of the Match award. The Finalissima is a one-off match. It takes place between the last year’s Euro and Copa winners. 

This title decides the best team across the two continents. Notably, it is only the third match of its kind. The last one took place in 1993. 

The same team won that match. Furthermore, Diego Maradona was on the field as a player back then. 

The Wembley stadium in England was the venue for the match. The fans filled the stadium. Italy will have to wait a long time for their next trophy.

Also read: Real Madrid Wins The 2022 UEFA Champions League!

Argentina is the 2022 Finalissima winners: Match at a glance!

The South American side went two goals ahead in the first half. Messi was in full flow in that half. Italy had no answers to his display. 

Martinez scored the opening goal of the match. He then set up Di Maria for the second goal of the game.

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Messi with long-time teammate Angel Di Maria.

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini was playing his game for the team. However, his farewell match did not go to plan. Notably, Italy won the Euro 2020 in this stadium itself. 

In the second half, Messi was once again in full flow. He controlled the match from first to last. Besides, his teammates also aided him on the field. The only thing missing for him on the night was a goal. However, he will be happy with his second trophy with for nation.

Italy came close to scoring in a few moments in both halves. However, they lacked the cutting edge. The score could have been worse for them if not for their goalkeeper. Also, they were missing a few key players due to injury. Notably, Italy will not be playing in the 2022 World Cup. They failed to qualify for the event for the second time in a row.

All the reaction

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Italy coach Roberto Mancini.

Goalscorer Martinez called the win priceless. Moreover, Italy’s coach also admitted that their opponents were the better side on Wednesday. 

After becoming 2022 Finalissima winners, Argentina will look forward to the winter WC. 

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