Former India batter Virender Sehwag is known for his incredible sense of humour, as he often entertains his fans with his witty posts on social media. During his playing days, the opener was known for entertaining the fans with an aggressive and fearless brand of cricket; and after his retirement, he continues to entertain fans through social media.
Sehwag shared an epic tweet after Lionel Messi-led Argentina outclassed France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final on Sunday. They beat France 4-2 on penalties. A picture of the Argentine skipper began to go viral in India wherein Messi could be seen dressed in the uniform of a policeman.
Sehwag took note of the viral meme and shared it on his Instagram handle with a hilarious caption. The veteran wrote, “haha #messi #sarkarinaukri” in the caption of the meme which read ‘If Messi was born in India..immediately after World Cup’.
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Argentina are the new World Champions
Argentina continued with their brilliance in the final in the initial part of the first half. The first chance came for them in the 23rd minute of the match when skipper Lionel Messi converted a penalty into a goal to help his team to take a lead of 1-0 in the early minutes of the match.
Later on, the 34-year-old senior winger Angel De Maria smashed a stunner to increase the lead from 1-0 to 2-0 in favor of his team. Messi’s men maintained this lead till the end of the maximum part of the second half of the match, but the celebrated and star French center-forward Kylian Mbappe completely turned the tables in the 80th minute of the match by converting a penalty into a goal.
Keeping his adrenaline high, Mbappe scored the second consecutive goal within a few minutes in the 82nd minute of the match. It miraculously changed the numbers on the scorecard of the match to an equal scoreline of 2-2.
Messi went on to turn the table in favor of Argentina during the second half of the extra time when he took the score line to 3-2 for his team. But the match didn’t end here only. Mbappe cleared a penalty into a goal to take the match to the penalty Shoot-out.