Now that the dust has settled and La Albiceleste have arrived back home to glorious fanfare, it is time for an early look forward to 2026, when the World Cup festivities will take place in North America.
Argentina’s dramatic victory over France in penalty kicks in the World Cup final has become the most-watched soccer match of any kind in the United States.
Lionel Messi carried the World Cup as coach Lionel Scaloni put his arm around the captain when the two walked past a sign that read “Thank you, champions.”
A day after winning his first World Cup, Lionel Messi added another accomplishment to his legacy.
Sunday's match was an all-timer, but was it the best World Cup final in the tournament's history?
The Argentina superstar is finally a World Cup champion.
The United States, Mexico and Canada will stage soccer’s biggest event in less than 3½ years.
Mbappé's hat trick in the final catapulted him to Golden Boot status -- the top goal scorer of the tournament.
FIFA has a prize fund of $440 million to give out, with Sunday's champion slated to take home $42 million.
The runners-up from four years ago secured another medal by beating Morocco 2-1 in the third-place match.
According to FIFA, 1.12 billion watched the 2018 final and, perhaps more remarkably, 3.2 billion witnessed at least some live coverage during the event.
Fans from all over the world come to visit Lionel Messi’s old home and the small soccer field where he learned the skills that would eventually turn him into an all-time great.
Lionel Messi is looking to win the game's biggest prize for the first time in likely his last World Cup appearance.
Croatia forward Andrej Kramarić dispelled the notion it would be a meaningless contest at Khalifa International Stadium.
The wife of U.S. soccer journalist, Grant Wahl, said his sudden death at the World Cup in Qatar was the result of an aortic aneurysm. Dr. Eric Isselbacher of Harvard Medical School explained the warning signs to LiveNOW from FOX's Josh Breslow.
“It’s ’flu season now, and in that sense, we have to be careful," France's head coach Didier Deschamps said.
Messi, one of the most extraordinary soccer talents in the world, will seek his destiny against the imposing battalion of a near-perfect team.
Sports writer Grant Wahl’s wife has revealed what led to his death while he was covering the World Cup last week. Dr. Céline Gounder, Wahl’s wife, says that Wahl suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm. "An autopsy was performed by the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office. Grant died from the rupture of a slowly growing, undetected ascending aortic aneurysm with hemopericardium," Gounder wrote on on her husband's popular blog. "The chest pressure he experienced shortly before his death may have represented the initial symptoms. No amount of CPR or shocks would have saved him. His death was unrelated to COVID. His death was unrelated to vaccination status. There was nothing nefarious about his death."
You can catch all the action Sunday on FOX and the FOX Sports App.
France and Kylian Mbappé are headed back to the World Cup final for a much-anticipated matchup with Lionel Messi after ending Morocco’s historic run at soccer’s biggest tournament.