World Cup 2022: Argentina Returns Home In a Grand Style and Bank Holiday Declared (Watch Live Video)

World Cup champions Argentina was greeted by jubilant crowds at Buenos Aires airport, and the country has declared Tuesday a bank holiday.

The squad, who defeated France in Sunday’s final, landed home at 02:24 local time (05:24 GMT) on Tuesday.

Fans lined the route from the airport to Argentina’s football headquarters

Fans lined the streets as they rode an open-top bus to the headquarters of their Football Association.

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The main event will take place on Tuesday at midday (15:00 GMT) at the capital city’s Obelisk monument.

An image of Messi was on the tail of the plane that brought Argentina home from Qatar

The Argentine government said the day would be a bank holiday so fans “can express their deepest joy for the national team”.

Lionel Messi led the team off the plane, which bore his likeness on the tail.

An open-top bus was waiting for the squad at the airport in Buenos Aires

SOURCE : bbcsport

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