It hasn’t been since 1986 and the days of Diego Maradona that the South Americans have lifted the World Cup trophy, although it will be their third final since then.
Lionel Messi will be ready to end that long wait in his very last game in the competition as he nears the end of a storied career, in search of the remaining and elusive winners’ medal.
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France are defending champions after winning the World Cup four years ago in Russia and they have the fearsome Kylian Mbappe in mind. It really is a match not to be missed and, as is now the tradition for World Cup finals, the game is live and free on BBC and ITV.
Where to watch Argentina vs France
TV channel: In the UK, today’s World Cup final will be televised free and live on BBC One and ITV1. Coverage on ITV begins at 1.30pm before the BBC program starts at 1.50pm, kicking off at 3pm GMT.
Direct: Fans can also watch the game live online via BBC iPlayer and ITVX.
Live Blog: You can follow all the matchday action via Standard Sport Live Blog with Dan Kilpatrick, Nizaar Kinsella and Simon Collings all providing expert analysis from the field.