Tiktukno: summary of today's events in sports, 24.3 (Sport1)
No fewer than two million people in Argentina tried to buy a ticket for the friendly match against Panama, and they knew why: the atmosphere in Buenos Aires was electrifying, Lionel Messi scored his 800th career goal, and the world champions won 0:2 in front of a spectacular home crowd.
The flea published a post on his Instagram account this evening (Friday), in which he wrote: "Many times I have imagined how it would feel to return to my country as world champion, and now I have no words to describe how I feel, how grateful I am for all this love. These are very special days and I just I can say that I am extremely happy to see all this happiness in Argentina, the celebrations of success. Thank you!"
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It was Argentina's first game since beating France in the final in Qatar last December, and it certainly felt like another final.
The players brought the families to the field, the flea took the microphone and told the crowd: "I always dreamed of this moment, to celebrate with you. With my country, Argentina. I don't want to forget my teammates, because we all did everything possible to make it possible Let's enjoy our third star on the shirt."
Argentina national team