Emiliano Martinez makes HUGE last-minute save as Argentina win World Cup
Emiliano Martinez makes a HUGE last-minute miracle save to ward off Randal Kolo Muani and keep Argentina in the World Cup final… before penalty specialist saves TWO on penalties to lead them to glory
Emiliano Martinez’s last-minute wonder save against Randal Kolo Muani proved crucial as Argentina won the 2022 World Cup.
In a rollercoaster game of a game, the France winger had a chance to score the winner and end what might be the greatest World Cup comeback of all time.
However, the Aston Villa keeper stayed tall and made the crucial save to bring the most thrilling final to a penalty shoot-out.
Emiliano Martinez made a big save at the last minute to keep Argentina’s dreams alive in the final
Argentina thought they finished the game 2-0 in regular time and again when Lionel Messi gave them a 3-2 lead in extra time.
However, Kylian Mbappe’s penalty made it 3-3 and without Martinez Argentina would have gone home empty-handed.
As extra time came to an end, Liverpool defender Ibrahima Konate pumped a hopeful ball forward and somehow the ball found its way to Kolo Muani.
The Eintracht Frankfurt striker had a glorious chance to make history, hitting the ball well into the bottom corner.
No one in the stadium could watch as Martinez rushed forward and stretched out an outstretched leg to save his side from defeat.
Randal Kolo Muani delivered the ball well to the Argentine goal but Martinez saved
The save kept Argentina’s dreams of winning the World Cup alive and led to penalties in the final.
Martinez is known for his ability to thwart his opponents in shootouts and save from Kingsley Coman to give his team the advantage.
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