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IN PICTURES | Argentina soccer team celebrate FIFA World Cup 2022 victory with fans in Buenos Aires

Argentina fans have come out to the streets of Buenos Aires to take a closer look at the World Cup trophy and their hero, the great Lionel Messi

jishu-bhattacharya Written By: Jishu Bhattacharya @bh0592 [Updated: December 20, 2022 21:25 IST]
  • After their heroic feat at Lusail against France, Argentina welcomed the world champions, their heroes back home on December 20, 2022
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    After their heroic feat at Lusail against France, Argentina welcomed the world champions, their heroes back home on December 20, 2022
  • Lionel Messi and his troops clinched Argentina's third World Cup title after a wait of 36 long years. They won their first trophy under the leadership of Diego Maradona in 1986
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    Lionel Messi and his troops clinched Argentina's third World Cup title after a wait of 36 long years. They won their first trophy under the leadership of Diego Maradona in 1986
  • Since December 18, 2022, Buenos Aires has been celebrating Argentina's World Cup triumph and they braced themselves up to welcome their heroes back
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    Since December 18, 2022, Buenos Aires has been celebrating Argentina's World Cup triumph and they braced themselves up to welcome their heroes back
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  • Argentina flew back to Argentina on December 20, 2022. Lionel Messi in particular was pretty vocal about he couldn't wait to celebrate the moment with his fans.
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    Argentina flew back to Argentina on December 20, 2022. Lionel Messi in particular was pretty vocal about he couldn't wait to celebrate the moment with his fans.
  • The Argentina national soccer team has now taken to the streets of Buenos Aires and they have let the fans take a closer look at the World Cup trophy
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    The Argentina national soccer team has now taken to the streets of Buenos Aires and they have let the fans take a closer look at the World Cup trophy
  • They were welcomed at the Buenos Aires airport and as they walked the red carpet, the Argentina fans where the band La Mosca Tsetse started to sing Muchachos, the unofficial national anthem adopted by Argentinian fans.
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    They were welcomed at the Buenos Aires airport and as they walked the red carpet, the Argentina fans where the band La Mosca Tsetse started to sing Muchachos, the unofficial national anthem adopted by Argentinian fans.
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  • This probably was Lionel Messi's last soccer World Cup. He has now said that he is not retiring anytime soon and he will continue to play in the Argentina shirt for sometime now.
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    This probably was Lionel Messi's last soccer World Cup. He has now said that he is not retiring anytime soon and he will continue to play in the Argentina shirt for sometime now.
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