On 2nd June 2022, packed England’s Wembley stadium hosted a one-match final between the Winners of copa America and the Winners of Euro 2020. “The FINALISSIMA”.
Players of Argentina and Italy after finishing their club duties reached Wembley stadium to produce a sparking game of national football.It was a hyped-up game, with both the team looking to win the prestigious Finalissima trophy.
Italy hoping to have a redemption arc for their shocking exit from world cup. Whereas Argentina were hoping to keep their 27 game undefeated streak and make their world cup hopes more stronger with the Finalissma trophy. The Finalissima is a revamped version of the Artemio Franchi Cup which was last held in 1993. Argentina played in that match too and beat Denmark on penalties at the Estadio Jose Maria Minella in Mar del Plata. France won the inaugural Artemio Franchi Cup in 1985 as they claimed a 2-0 win over Uruguay in Paris.
An emotionally-driven Argentina side outclasses a tactical well driven Italy side with 3 goals.The Finalissima was held between Argentina and Italy in England’s Wembley Stadium on 2 june 2022. The stadium had no space to walk as it was filled with fans of both the teams but slightly more on the Argentinian side because of the presence of the miraculous Messi. Messi lifted the trophy as Argentina defeated Italy 3-0. During the whole match Argentina dominated over Italy during the whole match and even though Italy lost the match the Italian fans waited till the last watching Messi lifting the trophy.
This was Messi’s 2nd international trophy with Argentina and also he was awarded the ‘Man of the Match’ award. The whole Argentinian side was well organised and tactically good whereas Italy were left clueless as to what to do.
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