Argentina defeated France in the 2022 World Cup and the match went to penalties. Here’s how the entertainment world reacted:
Argentina had won most of the game after Lionel Messi scored in the 23rd minute and teammate Angel Di Maria scored in the 36th minute. However, France’s Mbabe scored his two goals in 90 seconds and the match went into extra time.
Argentina took the lead again in the 108th minute with a goal from Lionel Messi, but Mbabe equalized 10 minutes later, becoming just the second player ever to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final. The match, which was played, ended in a penalty shootout that was ultimately won by Argentina.
Hugh Jackman called Sam Carter of Architects called it “a sensational tournament with an extraordinary effort from both teams”. Said: “What an unbelievable football game! The best final I’ve ever seen. Congratulations Argentina.”
“I can’t believe I saw a decade-long debate come to an end in a matter of minutes.” Said Dave refers to the ongoing debate over who is the better striker, Messi or Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Argentina’s victory also means the end of the ‘Drake Curse’. The rapper has a long history of supporting the wrong team at high-profile sporting events, but today (December 18) he shared a $1 million (£823,500) bet on Argentina winning the World Cup. , it paid off.
Check out the different reactions to the 2022 World Cup final below.
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We watched two of the greatest players of all time, Mbappe and Messi, score 5 of 6 goals in one of the greatest finals in World Cup history.
— Zedd (@Zedd) December 18, 2022
Mbappe, congratulations no matter what. I had a great run!
— Sir Jeff Hurst (@TheGeoffHurst) December 18, 2022
France scored 24,400 tweets per second, the most in World Cup history!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 18, 2022
— Flea (@ flea333) December 18, 2022
Lionel Messi ❤️ 🇦🇷
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) December 18, 2022
I ate mushrooms and watched Messi win the World Cup. what day x
— Bill Ryder Jones (@BRyderJones) December 18, 2022
messi messi messi
— Marshmello (@marshmello) December 18, 2022
wow #argentina vs france What a match!sad but proud of france #messi
— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) December 18, 2022
I never watched football before but this shit lit
— Chosen One (@KiDCuDi) December 18, 2022
Sorry, we can’t keep up with France. My grandfather was at the Battle of Hastings, and he came back as a fine man. And if that offends his PC brigade, so be it. 🏴
— Alistair Green (@mralistairgreen) December 18, 2022
Just watching President Macron comfort Kylian Mbappe is trying to imagine Rishi Sunak doing the same to Harry Kane.
— Tom Watson (@tom_watson) December 18, 2022
France 🇫🇷 Mbappe’s great game is genius. One of the greatest World Cup finals ever⚽️
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) December 18, 2022
The Englishman says, “Thank you Argentina for winning, I hate the French.” Fuck England on behalf of France and Argentina. fucking belens. IT’S A GOD DAMN GAME.
— Anton Newcombe (@antonnewcombe) December 18, 2022
Mbappe scoring a goal like that is really disgusting in the current World Cup final
— One (@HeadieOne) December 18, 2022
— twitch.tv/Limmy (@DaftLimmy) December 18, 2022
The 2022 World Cup kicked off last month, but has been plagued by criticism of corruption. Qatar’s views on homosexuality and the alleged deaths of thousands of migrant workers have also sparked backlash.
Ahead of the tournament’s start, Dua Lipa denied rumors that he would perform at the opening ceremony and called on Qatar to “fulfill all the human rights commitments it made when it won the World Cup.” Rod Stewart also revealed that he turned down the chance to attend the celebration for moral reasons.
Comedian Joe Lycett has threatened to chop up £10,000 if Beckham doesn’t cancel his lucrative contract as an ambassador for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. When the former England footballer did not respond, Lisett appeared to have ruined the money in a subsequent livestream. He revealed that £10,000 had been donated to LGBTQ+ charities before proposing a notice.
Meanwhile, Morgan Freeman has been heavily criticized for helping officially kick off the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Early in the tournament it was announced that England and Wales would not wear the “One Love” armband during the match. It was designed as a gesture to support LGBT+ rights, but now the team is threatened with sanctions from FIFA for wearing them. protested by wearing rainbows on his boots and training kit and covering his mouth with a team photo.