Fan predicted Messi would inspire Argentina to glory SEVEN years ago
‘December 18, 2022. Messi will win the World Cup and become the greatest player of all times’: Fan tweeted Argentina talisman would inspire his nation to glory SEVEN years ago
- Messi finally won the World Cup after Argentina beat France on Sunday
- The 35-year-old forward was named the best player of the tournament
- Argentina talisman also hailed as one of the greatest ever after the triumph
Lionel Messi finally lifted the World Cup on Sunday and cemented his place in the pantheon of football greats.
The Argentina talisman scored twice as the thrilling World Cup final finished 3-3 after extra time in Qatar.
Messi then scored a penalty as Argentina beat France 4-2 in the shootout.
Lionel Messi cemented his place in the pantheon of football greats by winnng the World Cup
Messi was named the best player of the tournament and hailed as one of the greatest ever after the World Cup triumph.
Just as Jose Miguel Polanco predicted in a tweet posted on March 20, 2015.
He wrote: ‘December 18, 2022. 34 year old Leo Messi will win the World Cup and become the greatest player of all times.
‘Check back with me in seven years.’
Messi lifts the World Cup after Argentina beat France on penalties at Lusail Stadium
Everything came to pass except for one small fact – the legendary number ten is 35.
One fan replied: ‘I’m checking back with you! The GOAT did it and ended the debate!’
Another said: ‘The best part of this tweet is somehow getting Messi’s age wrong, the one part that you would think it would be impossible to mess up.’
Another replied: ‘This is just too weird man, how on earth did he get this so spot on?!
Argentina star also collected the Golden Ball award, given to the best player of the tournament
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