Record numbers were broken in the Qatar World Cup 2022.. its champion is Messi

Yesterday, the curtain fell on the World Cup “Qatar 2022”, with the Argentine national team crowning the title for the third time in its history, after winning the final against the defending champions of the last version, the French national team, by penalty kicks, but the Qatar Championship imposed itself with the strength of one of the strongest World Cup finals, interspersed with Breaking eight records.

And the FIFA website revealed the records that were broken in the "Qatar 2022" edition, the most prominent of which came with the Argentine logo and their star, Lionel Messi.

"Emirates Today" monitors, based on the FIFA website, the eight numbers that were broken during the "Qatar 2022" World Cup, as follows:


The Qatar 2022 World Cup breaks the record for the number of goals in one tournament, with a total of 172 goals, surpassing the previous record set in France 1998 and Brazil 2014, which amounted to 171 goals.


The captain of the Argentine national team, Lionel Messi, has the unique record for the number of minutes he played in the history of his participation in the World Cup since 2006, by 2314 minutes, breaking the previous record recorded by Italian Paolo Maldini of 2217 minutes.


The crowned Argentine national team became the first team to hold the Copa America title and directly crowned the World Cup, and the "Tango" team became the second team to win the World Cup after losing its opening match in the tournament, after Spain, which lost its first match in 2010 and crowned the title.


French national team goalkeeper Hugo Lloris held the record for the number of minutes played by a goalkeeper in the World Cup finals, with a total of 1830 minutes, ahead of German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, the previous record holder, with a total of 1770 minutes.


Lionel Scaloni, the coach of the Argentine national team, at the age of 44 years and 216 days, became the youngest coach to win the World Cup since his compatriot Cesar Yamnotti, who crowned Argentina in the 1978 World Cup, when the "Tango" team defeated its Dutch counterpart in the final (3-1).


A new record for the legend Lionel Messi, who became the first player to lose the World Cup final with the captain's armband, against Germany in the World Cup (2014) with a goal without a response, and he returned to win another final with the captain's armband as well, in "Qatar 2022".


The imposition of a positive tie for the two finalists of the "World Cup Qatar", placing Argentina on the list of the third teams in the history of the World Cup finals, which goes into 11 extra time, equally with both Italy and Germany.


The Qatar 2022 World Cup is the most tournament in the history of the World Cup whose matches reach penalty kicks, with five matches, starting with Japan’s meeting with Croatia, and Morocco against Spain in the final price, followed by my meeting with Croatia against Brazil and Argentina with the Netherlands in the quarter-finals, the last of which was Argentina and France in the final.

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