Before the thrilling final of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar shared a picture comparing Lionel Messi’s World Cup journey with his.
The post was originally shared by CrickTracker, in which they listed the similarities between Messi’s 2022 FIFA World Cup run and Sachin Tendulkar’s 2011 cricket World Cup run.
2011 India Cricket World Cup Champions
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 18, 2022
Tendulkar shared the post and mentioned India became the cricket World Cup champion in 2011 and questioned his fans about who will win the World Cup in 2022. His tweet reads “2011 India Cricket World Cup Champions… 2022? – What do you think guys?”
Messi and Sachin Tendulkar wear the iconic number 10 jersey shirts for their respective national teams (Argentina and India). Argentina beat France in a thrilling final and many Indian fans and all around the world exploded with immense pleasure and happiness and even expressed their emotions on social media.-- Advertisement --
Many Indian Fans compared these two legends and said ‘No.10 is Special’.
So many parallels and emotions in these iconic images and two men in them.
They lived for one dream when time was against them.
Yet, two in jersey No.10 marched on.
And as destiny would have it, they climbed the top. pic.twitter.com/Omr3ioadj8
— Mayuresh Konnur (@kmayuresh) December 19, 2022
Men rise and fall like winter wheat. But these names will never die. Let them say I lived in the times of the Messi. The Tendulkar. The Federer and the Williams. Win or loose. #GOAT𓃵 #ArgentinaVsFrance #FIFAWorldCup ￼ pic.twitter.com/0KXyHpTYFy
— Albert John IPS (@AlbertJohnIPS) December 18, 2022
— Hasan Mobeen (@hasanmobeen) December 19, 2022
Same vibes and Perfect ending ❤
2011 – Sachin Tendulkar and in 2022 it's Lionel Messi. pic.twitter.com/0wIfwClFrx
— Aru💫 (@Aru_Ro45) December 19, 2022