Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has won the 2022 FIFA World Cup Golden Award, MySportDab reports.
Emiliano Martinez has been instrumental in Argentina’s world cup victory from the group stages.
There when it matters most 🇦🇷
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After conceding two goals against Saudi Arabia in the opening game, Emiliano Martinez kept clean sheets against Mexico and Poland to help Argentina secure consecutive wins garnering 6 points to top the group.
Emiliano Martinez has started all Argentina games going into the tournament and was instrumental in the knockout stages.
In the final against France, Emiliano Martinez saved a one-on-one chance that would have saw France take a surprise lead over Argentina.
He also saved a penalty during the penalty shootouts to helped Argentina secure a 4-3 victory for the Albiceleste, who went on to lift the trophy.