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FIFA World Cup 2022: Golden Boot, Golden Glove, Golden Ball, Young Player and others

Doha: The wonder, that is Qatar World Cup 2022 Football came to an end. After thrilling group stages filled with upsets, comebacks, and full-on entertainment, the Albiceleste lifted the cup at the Lusail.

Argentina defeated France in one of the greatest football matches ever. The Argentines and French leveled on 2-2 on normal time to 3-3 in the added extra time. The penalties saw Argentina scoring 4 while the French scored twice. Lionel Messi came back with a kiss on the World Cup wiping away the tears of 2014.

Argentina was awarded the FIFA World Cup Trophy alongside the Gold Medal. Hugo Lloris and Co collected the Silver Medal for runners-up, France. Croatia defeated Morocco in the third-place match and won the Bronze Medal.

Amongst the player wards, Benfica player Enzo Fernandez won the Young Player Award. The 21-year-old from San Martin pipped the likes of Aurelian Tchouameini and Gonzalo Ramos. His performance eased the toll on Lionel Messi and enabled the stalwart to play more efficiently.

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The Golden Glove went to Emiliano Martinez, who shined spectacularly for the Blues and Whites. He was instrumental in Argentina’s wins including yesterday where he saved a last-minute one-on-one and two penalties.

Kylian Mbappe, after an unbelievable hat trick in the finals, led the goal-scoring race with 8 goals. He was awarded the Golden Boot. Argentine Captain Lionel Messi won the silver with 7 goals and Oliver Giroud took the Bronze Boot.

The GOAT race concluded with the Golden Ball given away to Lionel Messi for his stellar performance throughout the World Cup. French wunderkind Kylian Mbappe won the Silver Ball while Luka Modric won the Bronze Ball.

The English came for a trophy but couldn’t manage the trophy. However, the FIFA Fair Play Award went to The Three Lions. Gareth Southgate led England had the fewest bookings. The Maguire yellow in the QFs v/s England was the only card they got the whole season.

    Lionel Messi realized the dream he intended, ever since the Mario Gotze goal pierced every Albiceleste heart eight years ago.

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    Mohammed Bazim S is a final-year Journalism student with a deep passion for sports reporting. At the age of 19, he is already making strides towards his dream of becoming a paddock reporter and rinkside correspondent. With a particular love for ice hockey and Formula 1, Mohammed aspires to capture the excitement of these sports through immersive reporting. His enthusiasm, coupled with his dedication to honing his skills, sets him on a path towards bringing the thrilling world of sports to life for fans worldwide.

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