The American champions who beat Brazil in the final stepped onto Argentine soil. The Albiceleste delegation from the neighboring country landed at the Ezeiza International Airport and headed to the AFA property where it is expected that they will receive a visit from the President of the Nation, Alberto Fernandez.
The national team comes from achieving a historic victory where a 28-year streak without titles was cut.
The charter flight departed at 5:47 from Rio de Janeiro and arrived at 8:50 hours approximately.
The original departure time from the neighboring country was at approximately 2:00 in the morning, but it was postponed due to the celebrations of the players, the coaching staff and the rest of the members in the dressing room, in a framework of great emotion and joy. It was a relief after the frustrations and the Selection.
While in the vicinity of the AFA property in Ezeiza a police cordon was set up where the public is prevented from approaching. The security operation is so that the micro of the Argentine team can arrive as soon as possible at the facilities of the training center.
On the flight, the players celebrated and some of them uploaded videos to their networks, such as the case of Rodrigo de Paul, one of the figures of the victory against the Brazilians. The steering wheel was shown with great dedication and with removes to cut the circuit of touches of the Verdeamarela.
Then the players will be reunited with their relatives, whom they have not seen for more than 50 days -even some were parents and could not see their children-, or the birthdays that were given away from their own that they had the incentive to share with their children. classmates.
As the hours go by, the soccer players who are active abroad will return to their countries of residence.
There was speculation about a tour of the champions along Avenida 9 de Julio and being able to meet people at the Obelisco, but it was ruled out by the authorities to respect the group’s health bubble and due to the magnitude of the festivities throughout the country in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, something that was seen during the early morning.
For these reasons there would not be a tour of the National Team’s bus through Buenos Aires
The victory took place in an exceptional setting where the Argentines were eager for a title and to be able to cut the longest drought in history with 28 years without achievements in major teams and the second longest drought without South American championships, after 32 years between 1959 and 1991.
The Albiceleste he won by the minimum with a goal of Angel di Maria 21 minutes into the first half and then he defended well in a game that was cut short by fouls on both sides and where it was played with clenched teeth.
The Argentine team achieved a historic victory at the Maracana, no less than against the local team, which gave an epic framework to the success achieved by those led by Lionel Scaloni. They managed to overcome Scratch, which again lost a title as happened in the 1950 World Cup final against the Uruguayans, by 2-1.
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