The final of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be played at the Lusail Stadium on Sunday, December 18, between Argentina and France. It is a repeat of the 2018 Russia World Cup Round of 16 match-up in which France defeated La Albiceleste 4-3 in a thrilling contest.

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The key contest in the match will be between clubmates turned foes in the World Cup – Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe of PSG. The 35-year-old has announced that the Qatar World Cup is going to be his last and he will certainly like to end it by winning the trophy.

The 23-year-old speedster, on the other hand, will look to double up on their World Cup run by winning it again this year. Les Bleus became the sixth nation in history to reach two back-to-back FIFA World Cup finals when they defeated Morocco on Wednesday.

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Argentina vs France: When is the kick-off?

* The FIFA World Cup 2022 final will begin at 8:30 pm IST in India

* In the UK, the World Cup final broadcast will start at 3 pm GMT

* It will start at 7 am Pacific time on the U.S. west coast

* On the U.S. east coast, it will start at 10 am Eastern time

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Argentina vs France: How to watch the match?

* In India, the match will be broadcast on Sports 18 network and Jio Cinema 

* In the UK, it can be watched on the BBC One and BBC iPlayer

* In the US, the match will come live on Fox Sports