Argentina vs France: Find out which celebrities and athletes support which team ahead of the World Cup final

The stage is set for the FIFA World Cup final as Argentina and France gear up to face each other. What turned out to be a tournament of many upsets, drama and controversies are drawing to a close.

A chance for boasting 3 stars, the world seems not that divided over who to support.

With the most backing coming for Lionel Messi and Argentina, France seems not too phased by the situation.

Celebrities and athletes from around the globe are going to be cheering on for Messi, for this is to be his last chance to lift the trophy and fulfill his trophy collection.

So, who are supporting La Albiceleste?


Famous English singer Adele is going to root for the South Americans. Recently in a concert a fan approached her and said, “are you from Argentina? Thank God they won on penalties today,” in reference to the Netherlands game.

Julia Roberts

The famous actress is known to be a football, more likely a Manchester United fan. But she holds admiration for Messi as well, visiting an El Classico game in 2017 and asking La Pulga for a selfie afterward.

Christopher Mintz-Plasse

The famous actor from Superbad covered his Twitter account with materials from the Argentine National Team.

Harry Styles

The very famous singer and actor from Dunkirk is also supporting the Sky-Blue shirt, writing “Congratulations Argentina” ahead of a recent show.

Andy Murray

The British Tennis legend tweeted “Messi is the man” after their win over Australia in the round of 16.

Shah Rukh Khan

Recently the “King” of Bollywood was asked in a tweet about his support in the World Cup final. To which he replied “the heart says Messi no?? But Mbappe is a treat to watch also.”

Is France alone this time?

Emmanuel Macron

It seems the world is standing with Messi and Argentina while France is left alone for the final.

But all is not lost as their president Emmanuel Macron is known to be a blind supporter of Le Blues.

“I feel proud of my country. I’m very happy,” said the president. “I want the French to enjoy this simple happiness.”

On Wednesday he took to Twitter stating “Bring her back” referring to the World Cup trophy.

The Lebanese People

Other than their country leader, the French boast some more support from their Lebanese counterpart.

The Lebanese people stated France as their “second choice” for the World Cup, following the exit of Morocco.

The former French colony has a big supporter base as many of the people have families living in France.

Didier Deschamps’ take on the final

Even with the overwhelming support for their opponents, Didier Deschamps said, “I’m fine being alone in the world – it doesn’t bother me.”

Battling injuries and illnesses throughout his camp, the “Water Carrier” stated,

“We are doing our best to take precautions and adapt as necessary. We are trying to live with it, without getting too far, too carried away. We’re just doing what is necessary.”


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