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After a World Cup final that will go down in history as one of the greatest of all time. Argentina been crowned champions of the world for the third time in history. Lionel Messi was the heart of his country's title-winning push, scoring two goal to take his total tally for the tournament to seven.

From Messi's brilliant move to Mbappe's record breaking stats and the Africa's bright future in the game, here are the five things we learned from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Messi's removes any question marks over his status in the game

Lionel Messi's legacy could come down to one tournament but for many , his position as the greatest footballer in history was tarnished by the fact he had never lifted the trophy of the World Cup. Some of brilliant title's of Messi’s are Seven Ballons d'Or, Copa America and Four Champion League titles during his glittering career, but the greatest prize is to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He has most of goal contributions in World Cup history with 13 goals and 8 assists.

Messi stood in shadow of another Argentine great Diego Maradona whose crowning glory was the 1986 World Cup. After leading his country to victory in Qatar, some people question the greatness of a player who has put any lasting question marks over status as one of the best football players of all time.

Kylian Mbappe becoming a World Cup record breaker

Never had a player scored a hat-trick in the final of the World Cup and come out losing side. But Kylian Mbappe became the second player in history to score a three goals in the title deciding match on the World Cup. 23 year old Mbappe who now has 12 goals to his name in just two World Cup tournaments, his eight goals in Qatar leaves a tournament with Golden Boot.

Morocco prove there is bright future for Africa in World football

The Morocco who became the first African team in history to reach the semi-final of football's Premier International Competition. Before Morocco’s run in Qatar, only three African teams had ever made it to the quarter-finals of a World Cup, with Cameroon in 1990 joined by Senegal in 2002 and Ghana in 2010.
But all that changed this year, with Morocco overcoming every challenge in their way as they charged through to the semi-final.

The future of football is safe with next generation of stars

After thrilling tournament, the Argentina midfield determination and skill. Enzo Fernandez 21 year old names as the Best Young Player at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. He was one of many breakout stars at the tournament who are young enough to grace the game for more than a decade to come.

Goncalo Ramos of Portugal also 21 made emphatic entrance to World Cup football scoring a hat trick in his country's victory with the score of 6-1 over Switzerland in the last 16.

Jude Bellingham's of England is just 19 year old displays from midfield proved vital in their run to the quarterfinals in the World Cup. He was being courted by likes of Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid.

Another young player who had an exceptional tournament is France’s Aurelien Tchouameni, who scored a stunner against England in the quarters and proved an able replacement for the injured N’Golo Kante in the heart of his nation’s midfield.

Age is just a number in World Cup
The veterans of the game turned back the clock to show there is nothing like experience when it comes to World Cup glory.

Lionel Messi 35 year old , Angel Di Maria 34 year old on scoresheet in Finals on the World Cup with Nicolas Otamendi 34 year old, Marcos Acuña and Nicolas Tagliafico all showing their worth as Argentina won their first World Cup since 1986. There is another older generation of the players who playing in their last World Cup tournament. Luka Mondric of Croatia is a 37 year old a key player in his country run for third place, while the 36 year old Oliver Giroud scored four goals to help his country into the final.

Another veteran player playing his last World Cup is Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and others is from Brazil Thiago Silva 38 year old, England’s Kyle Walker 32 year old and Spain’s Sergio Busquets 34 year old prove that age was merely a number when it came to the 2022 FIFA World Cup

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