If you are not living under the rocks, then you surely know that Lionel Messi-led Argentina took the FIFA World Cup trophy back home, this year. Stakes were high when two of the best teams, Argentina and France, defending champions, stepped onto the turf at Lusail Stadium on Sunday night for the final showdown in FIFA World Cup 2022. The neck-and-neck match kept us on the edge of our seats. From Argentina’s 2-0 lead in the first half to Kylian Mbappa’s sensation comeback for France in the 80th minute, we watched one the greatest game of football on Sunday night. In short – it was a perfect ending for Lionel Messi before his retirement from World Cup tournament.
In no time wishes started pouring in from across the world. Amul too joined the list. Known for their topicals on trending news, the brand marked Argentina’s win with a graphic on Lionel Messi.
The creative illustration, uploaded on Amul’s social media handles,features the Argentina captain and goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez. Here, Messi and Martinez are seen celebrating with the World Cup trophy in hand. The text reads, “Messi, maska Leo!” It further states, “Amul greatest of all tastes.”
The caption reads, “#Amul Topical: Argentina win their third FIFA World Cup!”
This is not the first time that Amul shared a post featuring Lionel Messi. After Argentina booked their palace in the final, the dairy brand dropped a topical of the 35-year-old footballer on Instagram. In the poster, Messi is walking with the ball in one hand and the bread butter in the other. The text read, “Semi-final se Messifinal tak!”
Lionel Messi also took home the Golden Ball award on Sunday night. He has become the only player ever to win it twice. Last time, Messi won the title in 2014.