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Did Lionel Messi recreate the cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's world cup victory? - Viral photo

Monday, December 19, 2022 • Tamil Sport News Comments
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Indiaglitz already informed you that Lionel Messi-led Argentina became the football world champion and lifted the FIFA trophy. This is a historical win for the legend Messi and his country as well. The Indian fans are celebrating the football world cup as much as the cricket world cup.

Now, netizens have found a similarity between the world cup victory of Sachin Tendulkar and Lionel Messi. Both are considered to be the greatest players of the respective games but they weren't fortunate enough to kiss the world cup until the final days of their careers. Interestingly, both of them play with jersey number 10.

Sachin Tendulkar lifted the trophy in the 2011 ODI World Cup when India became the world champion after 28 years. Now, Messi lifted the FIFA world cup when Argentina emerged as the world champion after 36 years. Both Sachin and Messi were defeated in a World Cup final 8 years before they clinched the title.

The stalwarts won the respective Player of the Match Awards in the semi-final match of their title-winning world cup stints. They are the champions now. This comparison photo is now spreading like a wildfire on social media. Fans, celebrities, film stars and politicians all over the world are showering wishes on Messi and Argentina for their historical success.

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