Ronaldo congratulates Messi for winning World Cup


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By Biodun Busari

Brazil legend, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima has congratulated Lionel Messi following his World Cup victory in Qatar as Argentina defeated France on Sunday.

Messi played a phenomenal role in a six-goal thriller that ended a 3-3 draw after extra time as French forward Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick.

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Argentina won 4-2 on a penalty shoot-out to claim the trophy.

The 35-year-old seven times Ballon d’Or picked up the Golden Ball award for the tournament’s best player after firing seven goals, while he also became the first player to score in every round of the knockouts since the tournament’s expansion to 32 teams.

In his congratulatory message on Twitter, Ronaldo, the star of Brazil’s victory at the 2002 World Cup, described the Argentine skipper as a…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper