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Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina’s success

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Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina’s success

At 11:30 a.m. on December 20, Buenos Aires time (9:30 p.m. Hanoi time), the bus carrying the Argentine team began leaving the AFA campus to begin marching around major streets in the capital.

At 11:30 a.m. on December 20, Buenos Aires time (9:30 p.m. Hanoi time), the bus carrying the Argentine team began leaving the AFA campus to begin marching around major streets in the capital.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

According to Ole newspaper, more than four million people poured into the streets on the team’s route.

On Twitter, MC Piers Morgan wrote: `So there are still about 11 million Buenos Aires people at home, probably because they still think like me that Diego Maradona is the best Argentine player of all time.`

According to Ole newspaper, more than four million people poured into the streets on the team’s route.

On Twitter, MC Piers Morgan wrote: `So there are still about 11 million Buenos Aires people at home, probably because they still think like me that Diego Maradona is the best Argentine player of all time.`

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

The temperature in Buenos Aires at noon on December 20 was about 30 degrees Celsius, in the middle of summer.

The temperature in Buenos Aires at noon on December 20 was about 30 degrees Celsius, in the middle of summer.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

With the number of people pouring into the streets accounting for more than a quarter of the city’s population, the Argentine government announced: `Today is a celebration for Argentines with the World Cup champions. Let’s celebrate together and be safe.`

With the number of people pouring into the streets accounting for more than a quarter of the city’s population, the Argentine government announced: `Today is a celebration for Argentines with the World Cup champions. Let’s celebrate together and be safe.`

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

44-year-old coach Lionel Scaloni (left) usually does not show emotions during matches, but he cheered non-stop on the team’s open-top bus.

44-year-old coach Lionel Scaloni (left) usually does not show emotions during matches, but he cheered non-stop on the team’s open-top bus.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

Messi holds the golden cup for most of the time, and he often raises it high to share joy with the people.

After more than two hours, the bus only traveled about 10 km, which is the same speed of 5 km/h as a normal pedestrian.

Messi holds the golden cup for most of the time, and he often raises it high to share joy with the people.

After more than two hours, the bus only traveled about 10 km, which is the same speed of 5 km/h as a normal pedestrian.

Video of the sea of people in Buenos Aires.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

A corner on Avenue 25 de Mayo on the afternoon of December 20, Buenos Aires time, even though the team bus had not yet passed by.

A corner on Avenue 25 de Mayo on the afternoon of December 20, Buenos Aires time, even though the team bus had not yet passed by.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

Another angle looking down 25 de Mayo Avenue.

Another angle looking down 25 de Mayo Avenue.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

Fans jumped from the bridge onto the Argentina team bus

Some people jumped from the overpass onto the team bus, affecting the safety of the players.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

The safety of Messsi and his teammates still comes first.

The safety of Messsi and his teammates still comes first.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

Instead, helicopters took the Argentinian team many times over the city of Buenos Aires.

Also because of security, the team had to miss the celebration party the Argentinian government had prepared on the balcony of Casa Rosada (Pink House) – this country’s government building.

Instead, helicopters took the Argentinian team many times over the city of Buenos Aires.

Also because of security, the team had to miss the celebration party the Argentinian government had prepared on the balcony of Casa Rosada (Pink House) – this country’s government building.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

Midfielder Papu Gomez took a photo with the golden cup while sitting on a helicopter.

Midfielder Papu Gomez took a photo with the golden cup while sitting on a helicopter.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

Avenue 9 de Julio with the Obelisk monument, the symbol of Argentina, was filled with people, even though the bus group did not pass here.

Avenue 9 de Julio with the Obelisk monument, the symbol of Argentina, was filled with people, even though the bus group did not pass here.

Nearly five million people celebrated Argentina's success

However, the helicopter carrying the team still flew over the 68 m high Obelisk monument.

At 4:30 p.m. Buenos Aires time, the Argentine team returned to AFA headquarters and began their own vacation.

However, the helicopter carrying the team still flew over the 68 m high Obelisk monument.

At 4:30 p.m. Buenos Aires time, the Argentine team returned to AFA headquarters and began their own vacation.

Photo: Ole, Infobae, Reuters, AP, AFP,

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