Wednesday/ the World Cup Final is set 🏆

So on Sunday it will be Argentina 🇦🇷 vs. France 🇫🇷 for the World Cup Final— a clash of two titans in the world of soccer.
It’s a welcome distraction for Argentinians, living in a country where the rate of inflation now stands at an incredible 100%.  (Inflation in the US for November was 7.1%).

Les Bleus (‘The Blues’— France) beat Morocco 2-0 today. Morocco made history by being the first African and first Arab team to reach the semifinal. They played in Al Bayt (‘The House’) Stadium. Its construction had reportedly costed US$847 million.
[Still image from FS1 TV channel broadcast]
La albiceleste (‘The White and Sky Blue’— Argentina) overcame Croatia by 3-0 on Tuesday. The picture depicts the roof of Lusail Stadium, built at a reported cost of US $767 million.
P.S. A 2021 investigation by The Guardian newspaper revealed that over 6,500 migrant workers from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka died between 2010 and 2020 during in Qatar— a high percentage of that probably during the construction of World Cup venues in Qatar.
[Still image from FS1 TV channel broadcast]

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