Argentina and Messi take on France and Mbappe in World Cup final

The final is live on STV and kicks off at 3pm.

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The stage is set for either Lionel Messi or Kylian Mbappe to lead their team to the greatest prize in football as the World Cup final kicks-off in Qatar.

Argentina and France are just 90 minutes away from being crowned the best team on the planet as the month long football extravaganza in the middle east comes to an end.

Argentine superstar Messi could bring a glittering career to an end by claiming the only top prize that has so far alluded him and in doing so end any reasonable debate against him being named the greatest of all time.

Aston Villa goalkeeper Emilliano Martinez starts between the sticks behind a defence of Molina, Romero, Otamendi and Tagliafico.

Messi captains the side and leads the attack that also includes Di Maria and Alvarez with De Paul, Fernandez and Mac Allister in midfeild.

The 35-year-old has rolled back the years with a string of impressive performances in the tournament to set up a mouth-watering final with the champions and Messi’s heir apparent Kylian Mbappe.

The 23-year-old also starred in Russia four years ago when Didier Deschamp’s men took the trophy back to Paris.

And they could become the first team since Brazil in 1962 to win it twice in a row if they can get past Argentina on Sunday afternoon.

Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris captains France behind a back four of Kounde, Verane, Upamecano and Hernandez.

Tchouameni, Rabiot and Griezmann make up a three man midfield behind a forward line of Dembele, Giroud and Mbappe.

The game is live on STV and STV Player and kicks-off at 3pm.

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