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With a mixture of anxiety and happiness, the Argentine National Team has its world champion party against Panama


It will be this Thursday in a Monumental packed with fans eager to see Lionel Messi and the rest of the squad lift the World Cup. From 8:30 p.m., TV Pública and TyC Sports are televised.


Lionel Messi

and company begin to warm up to face the last training session before the friendly this Thursday at 8:30 p.m. against


in a packed Monumental, the first game of the

Argentine National Team

as three-time world champion, on the other side of the wall of the jealously guarded property by a strong security operation in charge of the Special Forces of the Police of the Province of Buenos Aires,

the picadito was armed


On the neatly cut grass of the roundabout located in front of the main entrance of the AFA house in Ezeiza, a group of boys between the ages of 7 and 10 kick and run after the ball from one side to the other dressed as Messi, a pair of Dibu Martínez and another pair of Julián Alvarez.

The kids entertain themselves yelling goals and imitating their idols, while their parents hang around at the exit of each vehicle to see if they can catch up with one of the world champions.

More and more people started coming together


All dressed in light blue and white, with flags, hats, T-shirts and posters.

Some players like Paulo Dybala and Dibu, among others, stopped before entering to

take photos and sign autographs without problems


The National Team receives affection from the people with open arms and proposes direct contact to feel first-hand the fury of the Argentines.

Photo: Fernando de la Orden / Clarin

And that fury will reach its highest point when the unforgettable party of the world champions takes place in a River court that will open its doors at 3:30 p.m. and will have shows by DJ Fer Palacio, Los Totora, La T and from 4:00 p.m. the M and the recognition of the creator of the song "Muchachos...", the Qatar 2022 hit, Fernando Romero, who will be accompanied by the popular Tula and his iconic bass drum.

All that in advance.

Ariel Ardit will sing the stanzas of the National Anthem.

At halftime he will sing Wos and the night will close with the World Cup, the Olympic round and the music of La K'onga.

“I am happy to be in Argentina to enjoy everything we continue to experience after what happened in December.

I want to enjoy the game,"

Messi said in a message he sent to the driver Pollo Alvarez of "El Trece."

And just like the captain are all the members of the squad.

Those who were on Arab soil and those who were not.

The usual ones and those that Scaloni has now added to this ongoing process.

There is a mixture of anxiety and happiness in the albiceleste concentration


Everyone awaits the reunion with the people.

They still have in their retinas the human tide that flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in December to receive them with the Cup. And now they want to offer it again, but inside a field and doing what they do best: play soccer.

Photo: Fernando de la Orden / Clarin

It will be an unforgettable moment for everyone


We try to enjoy it, give people joy, but with our heads set on winning and continuing to build.

The objective is to continue being here doing things well at the club.

Then we know that people are very happy and you have to enjoy it.

I hope it's a beautiful day, that the public is calm and it's a nice celebration.

Let nothing serious happen, ”

Angel Di María

, one of the figures in the tremendous final with France, told


in the attention that the squad gave after the evening practice.

Julián Álvarez

followed the same line

, also in dialogue with this newspaper: “For us it is an immense joy to return to the country.

Returning to play in a stadium will be unique and unforgettable.

It is going to be a party that we all deserve;

It's going to be a game and a unique night.

We would like all Argentines to be there, but we also had the chance to enjoy December with people on the street”.

Photo: Fernando de la Orden / Clarin

For them, the footballers, it will also be special because they will be able to share it with relatives who could not travel to the Middle East.

However, beyond this well-deserved moment of celebration, the National Team has already understood the message that their coach gave.

Scaloni warned: "This continues and we are going for more".

And his boys are still hungry for even more glory.

“The message that the coach sent down is very clear.

The Qualifiers and a new Copa América are coming.

You have to keep working and doing things well.

Scaloni said that nobody has the guaranteed position: the only one is the Dwarf (for Messi)”, said Fideo Di María.


which came with an alternative squad and the Sub 20 coach

, will only be a partner.

The friendly is the excuse to celebrate.

Scaloni's intention is to mostly put the formation that played the final at the Lusail stadium on December 18.

Six changes will be allowed and there will be 15 substitutes sitting on the bench.

The second part will be on Tuesday in Santiago del Estero against


, another team of lesser caliber.

But this time it does not matter who is in front.

It will only matter to shout again that Argentina is the world champion


Photo: Fernando de la Orden / Clarin

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Source: clarin

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