Argentina in dreamland! Lionel Messi, 35, FINALLY lifts the World Cup trophy after inspiring victory over France in nerve-shredding penalty shootout after one of the most dramatic finals ever

  • Messi and Mbappe went toe-to-toe, marshalling their sides to a 3-3 draw in a breathless World Cup final 
  • The two sides faced off in a tense penalty shootout with fans utterly riveted by one of the best finals ever
  • A talismanic Lionel Messi guided his team through the shootout, scoring the first spot kick on the way to World Cup glory and sending the Lusail stadium into raptures in what was his final ever game for Argentina