Argentina defeated France, the defending World Cup champions, 3-3 (4-2 in penalty kicks). The win marked Lionel Messi’s first World Cup Finals win of his legendary career.
Celebrities from everywhere reacted to Argentina’s exciting match, which went into a penalty shootout for only the third time in World Cup Finals history.
Bad Bunny posted photos of himself in a Messi jersey while holding a glass of champagne toward the sky.
“Wow, what a f—ing game!” Bad Bunny posted in another tweet. “The best I’ve seen in my life! Congratulations Argentina! It was achieved! World Champions! Nobody deserved it more than you! Nobody [fought] more than you! Messi the Goat!”
Video also circulated of Bad Bunny watching the game and cheering on Messi’s team to victory.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama chimed in with his own congratulations for Messi and Argentina. “Congrats to Argentina and to the GOAT, Lionel Messi, for an amazing World Cup victory,” he tweeted.
Manu Ginobili, arguably the most beloved non-fútbol sports star from Argentina, sent his congrats to his fellow countryman after their win. “Standing applause for the greatest of all!” Ginobili tweeted.
Daddy Yankee, too, celebrated with the rest of the world for the amazing things Messi did on the field. “Congratulations to Messi,” Daddy Yankee tweeted. “He has just closed his career in a historic way. Respect #10.”
Even boxer Canelo Álvarez sent out a message to Argentina almost a month after he apologized to Messi for getting a bit overheated when Mexico lost to Argentina earlier in the tournament. “Congratulations Argentina,” he tweeted. “They deserved it.”
Even a relaxing spa day couldn’t keep Eva Longoria from stressing out and screaming during the match. “I might have gotten a little carried away,” Longoria captioned her video on TikTok.
And Messi’s bestie Sergio Agüero even commented on the win and the Budweiser win that comes along with Argentina winning the World Cup.
Here are some more of our favorite celebrity reactions to Argentina’s historic win at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Finals: