France, Argentina match up in World Cup finale

Mbappé has five goals so far in Qatar, tied as the leading scorer at the tournament with Messi. The pair of soccer world superstars home countries will face off against each other in the World Cup Final on Sunday.



December 15, 2022 - 1:39 PM

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe jumps to avoid Metz goalkeeper Marc-Aurele Caillard during a French L1 match at the Parc des Princes stadium on Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Paris. (Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — World Cup history is beckoning for France, star player Kylian Mbappé and coach Didier Deschamps.

When France walks on the field Sunday for the tournament final against Argentina and Lionel Messi, soccer lore is waiting to be written for the team.

Les Bleus could be the first winner of back-to-back titles for 60 years since Brazil did it 1958 and 1962.

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