Yesterday, one of the most exciting and thrilling matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022 between France and Argentina was witnessed by fans and soccer lovers. Winning the renowned tournament, lifting the trophy, and creating history, one of the most popular soccer players Lionel Messi-led team won despite tough competition from France. And of course, Kylian Mbappé scored the first hat trick in a final in 56 years.
Lionel Messi’s dream of lifting the FIFA Trophy finally came true after playing his fifth world cup final. Moreover, he also scored two goals in the first half winning the hearts of his fans around the globe.
The match was indeed a nail-biting one as it went into extra time and ended with a penalty shoot-out just like the super-over thing in IPL. It was indeed a match to remember for the entire world. However, apart from Argentina’s and Messi’s historic victory, a Messi fan is grabbing a lot of attention on social media because of his old tweet.
Taking to Twitter in 2015, the fan going by the username @josepolanco10, tweeted,
”December 18, 2022. 34-year-old Leo Messi will win the World Cup and become the greatest player of all time. Check back with me in 7 years,”
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 7 years.
— José Miguel Polanco (@josepolanco10) March 20, 2015
The viral tweet has since been retweeted over 100k times and liked by almost 300k users. Fans are finding it hard to believe how every word of the prediction came true.
Interestingly, inspired by his tweet, another fan tweeted,
”There is only one. In 2026 Cristiano will lift the World Cup in the USA. Come back to me after 4 years.”
There is only one.
2026 Cristiano will lift the World Cup in USA. Come back to me after 4 years. pic.twitter.com/I0Un6uzMBU
— Omar Al Raisi (@Dantani) December 18, 2022
Even though this is a classic show of the age-old rivalry between Messi vs Ronaldo fans, the predictions coming true are something exciting and surprising for everyone.
Amid all this, a meme fest has also been initiated on social media platforms.
Lionel Messi gained more than 6 million followers in less than 12 hours on Instagram after he won the FIFA World Cup.