Argentina are the FIFA World cup champions 2022

Argentina walked away with 42 million dollars after winning the world cup on Sunday night.

The money is equivalent of five billion Kenya shillings .France who finished runners-up were awarded 30 million dollars .

Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties after the match ended in a three all draw after extra time.

Lionel Messi won the trophy he has been looking for to crown his career after getting two goals in the final and was also crowned the player of the tournament with the golden ball.

He netted seven goals in seven games and became the first player to score in each round of the same World Cup since the last-16 round was introduced in 1986.

He is also the first player to win the Golden Ball award twice since it was introduced in 1982 after also winning the accolade in 2014.

Argentina keeper Emiliano Martinez took the golden glove after keeping the Argentines in the game throughout and also saving one spot kick.

Argentina and Benfica midfielder Enzo Fernandez who is only 21, was named Young Player of the Tournament . 

Kylian Mbappe took the golden boots after netting eight goals in the tournament which included a hattrick in the final.

The Paris St-Germain forward also created history when he became the first player to score four goals in a World Cup finals, having also netted in France’s 2018 victory over Croatia.

Mbappe, who took his total tally of World Cup goals to 12, became the youngest player to reach double figures in the competition.

He joined Brazil’s Vava and Pele, West Germany’s Paul Breitner and France’s Zinedine Zidane as the only players to score in multiple World Cup finals.

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