LIONEL MESSI cemented himself in the history books as Argentina won the World Cup.
Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties after a frantic 120 minutes of action which finished 3-3 in Qatar.
APArgentina beat France 4-2 on penalties in the World Cup final[/caption]
Messi scored twice during the game and then slotted his penalty during the shootout.
The PSG superstar then stepped up after the game to lift the trophy.
But just before he got to lift it – he was handed an Arabic robe, known as a Bisht, to wear during the presentation.
Messi wore the Bisht while lifting the trophy.
Qatar Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani handed Messi the robe, given out as a sign of respect.
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Messi won the Golden Ball of the tournament which is performances, scoring seven in total.
Two of those came in the final, with his first coming from the penalty spot.
Kylian Mbappe brought France back into the game and ended the game with an incredible hat-trick.