Lionel Messi FIFA World Cup Records A Fan Should Know
Argentina has won the FIFA World Cup 2022 for the third time, this time under the captaincy of Lionel Messi.
With this FIFA World Cup victory, Lionel Messi has set a few records which you should need to know about.
#1- Lionel Messi became the only player in FIFA World Cup history to have played the most FIFA World Cup matches. which is a total of 26.
#2- Lionel Messi also held the record for most World Cup matches captained. which is a total of 19.
#3- In the history of the World Cup, Messi is the only player to have played the most minutes. which are 2314 minutes.
#4- Lionel Messi became the only player to register an assist in five FIFA World Cups.
#5- Messi also owns the record for winning most 'Player of the Match' awards in the World Cup. which is a total of 11.
#6- Lionel Messi also became the only player to win two 'Golden Ball' awards in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
Argentina, won the FIFA World Cup 2022 final by beating France. Argentina prevailed 4-2 in the penalty shootout. The score was 3-3 at the end of the match.
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