This article will tell you about five of the best FIFA World Cup finals to have ever happened in history
The FIFA World Cup is the biggest and most prestigious tournament in the world of football. Every four years, the best teams from around the world compete for the chance to be crowned champions. Over the years, there have been some truly memorable World Cup finals.
The matches described below are remembered for the high level of skill and intensity displayed by the players, and they serve as a reminder of the incredible talent that has graced the World Cup over the years.
Here are five of the greatest FIFA World Cup finals in history.
2022 World Cup Final: Argentina vs France
The day of the 2022 World Cup final between France and Argentina will always be remembered as the greatest day in history of Argentina. Lionel Messi finally had his wish granted by the gods. He lifted the prestigious World cup trophy in a ‘black cape’.
The game ended 3-3 after the final whistle with all the goals for France scored by Kylian Mbappe. At the end, the result of the match was decided on a penalty shootout. Emiliano Martinez came out as a hero for his nation and fans.
It could have been Mbappe’s second World Cup trophy. But he had already achieved his greatest dream after he lifted the 2018 World Cup trophy. The whole world praised the performance Mbappe showed in the final and it was truly an astonishing performance.
1954 World Cup Final: West Germany vs Hungary
The 1954 World Cup final was one of the greatest upsets in football history. Hungary was the overwhelming favorite to win the tournament. They dominated every team they had played in the tournament, including a 8-3 win over West Germany in the group stage.
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However, in the final, West Germany pulled off a shock victory, winning 3-2 after trailing 2-0 early in the match. Helmut Rahn scored the winning goal for West Germany in the 84th minute, capping off one of the greatest comebacks in football history.
1970 World Cup Final: Brazil vs Italy
The 1970 World Cup final between Brazil and Italy is widely regarded as the greatest World Cup final of all time. The match featured two of the greatest teams in football history, with Brazil led by the legendary Pele and Italy featuring a star-studded lineup.
Brazil won the match 4-1, with Pele scoring one of the greatest goals in World Cup history. The match is remembered for the incredible skill and creativity displayed by both teams, and is widely regarded as a classic.
1986 World Cup Final: Argentina vs West Germany
The 1986 World Cup final between Argentina and West Germany was a highly entertaining match that saw Argentina win their second World Cup title.
The match was notable for the performance of Diego Maradona. He scored one of the greatest goals in World Cup history, as well as the iconic “Hand of God” goal. The match was highly competitive, with both teams attacking and defending with equal intensity.
2014 World Cup Final: Germany vs Argentina
The 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina was a highly anticipated match that saw Germany win their fourth World Cup title. The match was highly competitive, with both teams playing at a high level throughout the match.
The winning goal came in the 113th minute, when Mario Gotze scored a stunning goal to give Germany the victory. The match is remembered for the quality of play by both teams and the thrilling finish.