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Fan tweeted Messi would win World Cup seven years ago

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By Alex Balimwikungu & Agencies

Lionel Messi finally lifted the World Cup on Sunday and cemented his place among the football greats.

The Argentina talisman scored twice as the thrilling World Cup final finished 3-3 after extra time in Qatar. 

Messi then scored a penalty as Argentina beat France 4-2 in the shootout. 

Messi was named the best player of the tournament and hailed as one of the greatest ever after the World Cup triumph

The Tweet in 2015 that predicted Messi’s win seven years later.

Just as Jose Miguel Polanco predicted in a tweet posted on March 20, 2015.

He wrote: ‘December 18, 2022. 34 year old Leo Messi will win the World Cup and become the greatest player of all times.

‘Check back with me in seven years.’

Everything came to pass. One fan replied: ‘I’m checking back with you! The GOAT did it and ended the debate!’

Another replied: ‘This is just too weird man, how on earth did he get this so spot on?!

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