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Argentinians freak out at the World Cup final: video from Buenos Aires goes around the world

2022-12-19T04:41:10.302Z


Argentinians freak out at the World Cup final: video from Buenos Aires goes around the world Created: 12/19/2022 5:33 am By: Alexander Kaindl The Argentinian fans were in a celebratory mood at the World Cup final. © Luis ROBAYO / AFP Argentina won the World Cup final after beating France on penalties. The fans at home freaked out after the 1-0 in the first half. Update from December 18, 7:24


Argentinians freak out at the World Cup final: video from Buenos Aires goes around the world

Created: 12/19/2022 5:33 am

By: Alexander Kaindl

The Argentinian fans were in a celebratory mood at the World Cup final.

© Luis ROBAYO / AFP

Argentina won the World Cup final after beating France on penalties.

The fans at home freaked out after the 1-0 in the first half.

Update from December 18, 7:24 p.m .:

Argentina is world champion!

And in Buenos Aires, of course, there will be celebrations.

Countless people are on the streets and celebrate the first world title since 1986.

First report from December 18, 5:05 p.m .:

Buenos Aires – This is how the first half of the World Cup final was imagined from an Argentine perspective: The Albiceleste pulled France’s tooth early, leading to the break after goals by Lionel Messi (23rd) and Angel di Maria (36th) already 2-0.

The celebrations were correspondingly boisterous - on the outskirts, in Qatar, and of course at home too.

Millions of people watched the game live in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.

Whether together at the public viewing in the city squares, in pubs or at home - when Messi converted the penalty to take the lead, the Argentines freaked out.

Argentinians freak out at the World Cup final: video from Buenos Aires goes around the world

A video quickly appeared on social networks that reproduces the incredible background noise.

The short clip went around the world during the final and was shared by countless fans and the media.

The video by Twitter nurzer "Héctor" was viewed more than 100,000 times in the first half hour.

Argentina has been waiting for a World Cup title since 1986, and the whole nation is behind coach Lionel Scaloni's team.

World Cup Final: Chaos around Lusail Stadium

There were crowds of people at the World Cup final not only in Argentina, but also in Qatar: Shortly before the final kicked off, according to eyewitness reports, there was chaos around the Lusail Stadium on arrival and admission.

Users reported chaotic scenes in the metro and on arrival at the stadium on social networks.

The subway station directly at Lusail Stadium is said to have been completely overcrowded due to the large number of people.

The central transfer point Muschairib and the trains were also affected.

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In addition, the security forces are said to have had problems at the entrance because fans without a ticket also tried to get into the arena.

The stadium in northern Doha holds 88,966 spectators.

A good hour before kick-off, the closing ceremony of the World Cup began on the stadium lawn, causing scorn and ridicule among the fans.

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Source: merkur

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