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Following its victory over France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 championship game at Lusail Stadium in Qatar, Argentina’s football team expressed gratitude to its fans in Pakistan and other South Asian nations.
After a dramatic 3-3 draw over 120 minutes, the Lionel Messi-led team won the FIFA World Cup 2022 title on Sunday night by defeating the reigning champions, France, 4-2 on penalties.
Argentina’s official Twitter account tweeted on their third championship in over 40 years, “Thank you Bangladesh, Thank you Kerala, India, Pakistan.”
Your assistance was fantastic! Pakistan has a sizable fan following for Argentina, and in particular Lionel Messi, and during the final game, several displays were built in cities so fans could watch their favorite team on the big screen.
Even though no country from the subcontinent made it to the World Cup, the major event was well-attended throughout the area, with hundreds of Pakistanis flocking to Qatar to see their favorite players.