During the 2022 World Cup trophy presentation, the Emir of Qatar wrapped Lionel Messi’s shoulders in a traditional garment before the Argentine lifted the trophy.

Surrounded by his teammates, Lionel Messi, captain of the Argentina team and dressed in a bisht, carries the World Cup after the victory against the French football team, December 18, 2022. (AFP )

An unexpected symbol Sunday, December 18, after beating France in an anthology match in the final of the 2022 World Cup, Lionel Messi steps forward on the ceremonial podium and collects his medal.

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