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Brazil great Kaka welcomes PSG superstar Lionel Messi into exclusive 9-member 'Triple Crown' club after 2022 FIFA World Cup win – Sportskeeda

Brazil and AC Milan great Kaka has welcomed Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) superstar Lionel Messi into an exclusive nine-member club after the latter’s 2022 FIFA World Cup triumph.
Messi, 35, completed his trophy collection after guiding La Albiceleste to their third FIFA World Cup win earlier in December. He scored seven goals and laid out three assists in seven matches in Qatar, becoming the first player to bag the Golden Ball award twice in the process.
Kaka, a former FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and Ballon d’Or winner, took to social media to induct the left-footed forward into a ‘Triple Crown’ club. He posted a screenshot of the full list of players to have won the aforementioned three trophies on his Instagram.
Posting on his Instagram story last month, Kaka wrote:
Apart from Kaka and Messi, Sir Bobby Charlton, Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Muller, Paolo Rossi, Zinedine Zidane, Rivaldo and Ronaldinho are also on the prestigious all-time list of successful footballers.
Meanwhile, the record seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is expected to return to first-team training with PSG in the first week of January. He is currently celebrating the FIFA World Cup triumph in his homeland.
Operating in a creative role under Christophe Galtier, Messi has been in fine form for PSG in the ongoing 2022-23 season. He has registered 12 goals and 14 assists in 19 appearances across all competitions.
Taking to Instagram, Argentina and PSG attacker Lionel Messi shared his feelings about last year. Reminiscing 2022, he wrote:
Thanking his supporters, the former Barcelona man added:
Wishing his family, friends and fans a positive 2023, he concluded:
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