Lionel Messi’s goal and assist helps Argentina progress to the World Cup final with the aim of winning football’s biggest prize.
The 35-year-old converted a penalty and assisted one of Julián Álvarez two goals, leading Argentina to victory.
Argentina’s 3-0 win over Croatia means they will face either France or Morocco on Sunday for the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup finals.
🪧 This way to the #FIFAWorldCup Final!
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) December 13, 2022
This is Messi’s second World Cup final with Argentina since losing the other one to Germany in 2014.
Argentina maintained its record of never having lost in the World Cup semifinals and has reached the final for the sixth time.