This is how Cristiano Ronaldo reacted after Messi's win in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final
New Delhi : Argentina has finally lifted the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy, fulfilling the dream of Lionel Messi and his fans. The celebrations were seen across the globe from different set of people. Legendary footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is also among the ones who have praised Lionel Messi for his contribution in the victory.
Brazil and Argentina are considered among the fierce football rivals, but Cristiano Ronaldo mentioned that even Brazilians were happy to see Lionel Messi lifting the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy in his final game.
Ronaldo wrote on Twitter: "This guy's football throws any rivalry to the corner. I saw a lot of Brazilians - and people from all over the world - rooting for Messi in this electrifying final. A farewell worthy of the genius who, far beyond being a World Cup star, captained an era."
Messi had tasted bitter defeat in the 2014 final against Germany but in his fifth and final World Cup, the 35-year-old finally emulated Argentina idol Diego Maradona by leading his nation to World Cup glory for the first time since 1986.
In the final match, Argentina scored 4-2 penalties against France to win the game and finally becoming the champion team of FIFA World Cup 2022.