Messi was the engine of the team when Argentina lifted the third World Cup in history
FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina captain Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball award for the best player of the 2022 FIFA Football World Cup. The player has scored seven goals in seven games in the world. Also had three assists.
France’s Kylian Mbappe won the World Cup Goalkeeper Award. Mbappe scored eight goals in seven games in Qatar, including a hat-trick in the final. Mbappe scored four goals in the 2018 World Cup.
The Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper goes to Argentina’s Amy Martinez. Martinez’s performance in the penalty shootout against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals and France in the final was crucial to Argentina’s victory.
Argentina’s Julián Alvarez was named the best young player of the World Cup. Alvarez scored four goals in the World Cup, including a double against Croatia in the semi-finals.