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(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)
Unmatched: Messi, this victory over France, and Argentina, which is on top again.
Few were ready for how turbulent and emotional the final would be. You could see it in faces of fans as they watched the electric match.
This World Cup should have gotten a better ending, and FIFA owes billions of soccer fans so much more.
Lionel Messi and Argentina topped Kylian Mbappé and France for the World Cup championship.
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé have drastically different approaches to sparking their respective attacks at the World Cup.
President Macron will watch the match from Qatar as Paris refuses public viewings of it.
The 35-year-old captain, playing in what is expected to be his last World Cup, is popular throughout the region. His team, not so much.