Lionel Messi, the 35-year-old Argentina striker who won the world title, recorded an exceptional achievement at the World Cup that ended in Qatar.
The Argentine captain is the only person in history to have been voted best player of the match 5 times in one championship.
He also won the best award in the final against France.
At the World Cup Messi participated in 7 matches, scored 7 goals and made 3 assists.
Argentina won the World Cup for the third time after 1978 and 1986.
No player had ever won FIVE man of the match awards at a single World Cup before.— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) December 18, 2022
Messi did it at 35 pic.twitter.com/30RPUpWcXD