The Top Celebrities Supporting Messi and Argentina in the World Cup Final
- Many sports personalities and celebrities are rooting for Lionel Messi to finally win the FIFA World Cup in Qatar
- Messi has played a crucial role to help Argentina seal a second World Cup final in eight years, scoring five goals and notching three assists in Qatar
- Argentina will take on France in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final as Messi bids to win his first World Cup trophy in his career
Argentina and France are scheduled to lock horns in the final of the 2022 World Cup on Sunday, and it seems that there are plenty of famous people who are rooting for Lionel Messi.
Messi has been one of the standout players at the tournament, with the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner netting five goals so far.
The 35-year-old's incredible run of form has been pivotal in Argentina's campaign in the tournament, having already booked a spot in the final.
The Argentine phenomenon will lead his teammates against holders France who defeated underdogs Morocco in the semi-final.
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Messi will come face to face with Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe who is also France’s top scorer in the tournament.
Which celebrities are supporting Messi?
It appears the legendary status of the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner cannot be matched, as so many celebrities and sports people are backing him to finally win the prize that has eluded him.
Famous English singer and songwriter Adele will back La Albiceleste to triumph over France.
As reported by Marca, the 34-year-old was recently approached by a fan at a concert and then said: "Are you from Argentina? Thank God they won on penalties today," in reference to the game against the Netherlands.
The famous actress is widely known to be a die-hard football fan. The 55-year-old veteran was recently sighted giving birthday wishes to former Manchester United player Jesse Lingard on Instagram, per Daily Star.
The multiple-award winner is also known to be a fan of Messi and Argentina. According to Daily Mail, Roberts was at El Clasico in 2017 and asked Messi for a picture after the game.
Mintz-Plasse is another Hollywood who has openly declared his support for Argentina.
The actor, who played McLovin in Superbad, has been encouraging Lionel Scaloni's side on his social networks since the Mundial started last month.
Harry Styles also wrote 'Congratulations Argentina' ahead of a recent show, and Daddy Yankee has also been seen in social media videos supporting the Albiceleste.
Another British star who is wishing Argentina well is tennis legend Andy Murray. At the end of the game between Argentina and Australia earlier in the tournament, Murray tweeted 'Messi is the man'.
Supercomputer predicts World Cup winner
A supercomputer has made its prediction on who will win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Sports Brief earlier reported.
According to Computers at FiveThirty's SPI, as cited by ESPN, Lionel Scaloni's men have a 53% chance of winning the tournament for the first time since 1986.
France on the other hand have a 47% chance of successfully defending the crown under the tutelage of Deschamps.