Messi Leads Dressing Room Celebrations After Argentina’s World Cup Win

Messi Leads Dressing Room Celebrations After Argentina’s World Cup Win

  • Argentina players retreated to the dressing room to celebrate their 2022 World Cup victory
  • Led by star captain Lionel Messi, the South Americans danced and chanted at top volume
  • It was the first World Cup of this generation given the country last won the title in 1986

Lionel Messi led his Argentina side in crazy dressing room celebrations, following their huge World Cup victory on December 18.

Messi finally won the one trophy he yearned for when Argentina beat France to win the 22nd final in the tournament's history.

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Lionel Messi lifts the FIFA World Cup Trophy as he celebrates with teammates at the Lusail Stadium on December 18, 2022. Photo by Liu Lu.
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The Paris Saint-Germain forward had a huge impact, as his brace was part of the entertaining three-all draw in normal and extra time.

He then took the first penalty as La Albiceleste held on to win.

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After doing laps of honour on the pitch, Messi then went to the dressing room where in a series of videos, he is seen dancing on top of the table with the World Cup trophy.

Daily Mail reports that the Argentina captain was presented with a $10 million USD for winning the trophy before the celebrations continued.

The cheque is FIFA's prize money for the tournament's winner.

Another video shows defenders Lisandro Martinez and Nicolas Otamendi twerking as they revel in their world champions fete.

The celebrations are bound to continue when the team returns home with their first world title since 1986.

Aguero plays the drum

Sports Brief has also reported that Sergio Aguero stormed the Lusail Stadium with a drum to celebrate Argentina's World Cup victory.

The former Manchester City striker was part of the fanbase in Doha, and could not hide his joy at the end of an entertaining match between his country and the defending champions France.

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Aguero has more or less been part of Argentina's entourage in Qatar, as they recovered from an opening-day shock loss to Saudi Arabia to become world champions. He was even allowed to lift the World Cup trophy as the celebrations hit fever pitch.

Prior to the final penalty kick to decide the game, Aguero could barely look as he faced away from the pitch.

Source: Sports Brief News