As Argentina defeated France 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out to win the FIFA World Cup 2022, Uttar Pradesh Police used a video clip of legendary player Lionel Messi to send a message to those “messing” on the road.
Taking to Twitter, the police warned those involved in zigzag driving on the road while sharing the video in which Messi can be seen showing his wonderful dribbling skills.
“Messi(ng) up with traffic laws can lead to a self goal,” the police wrote on Twitter while sharing the video.
The police also shared a message, “Messi can mess with anyone on the field, stick to your lane like it’s your shield.”
As the football fever gripped the world, thousands of Indians remained glued to their television screens till the end of the game. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also seen watching the game. He shared the photo on Twitter.
Argentina won the World Cup on Sunday after beating defending champions France 4-2 on penalties, following a dramatic 3-3 draw after extra time.
Argentina keeper Emiliano Martinez saved Kingsley Coman’s penalty and Aurelien Tchouameni fired wide to give Argentina their first world title since 1986, and third overall.
France had come from two goals down to level over 90 minutes with Kylian Mbappe netting twice in two minutes, including an 80th-minute penalty.
The France striker completed his hat-trick in the 118th with another spot-kick after Argentina’s Lionel Messi had tapped in for a 3-2 lead in the 109th.
Argentina had gone 2-0 up in the first half with Messi, making a record-breaking 26th World Cup appearance, converting a 23rd-minute penalty.
They struck again with a sublime four-pass counter-attack as Alexis Mac Allister’s cutback found Angel Di Maria and he finished well.
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