After 36 years of waiting, Argentina won a well-deserved Gold Medal at the 2022 World Cup. The government of this country decided to give people a full day off to celebrate and welcome the team back home.
According to many major newspapers in Argentina, the entire nation will be off today, Tuesday, December 20 (except for the banking system and some specific industries) to celebrate after the victory in Argentina. World Cup 2022. Today, the Argentina team will also return from Qatar carrying the prestigious gold trophy in the welcome of the whole country.
It is known that coach Lionel Scaloni and his team were invited to the Casa Rosada Palace – the Presidential Palace of Argentina. Messi and his teammates will march on a double-decker bus from the airport to the headquarters of the Argentine Football Association. The reigning World Cup 2022 champions were received with the same ceremony as the 1986 World Cup winning squad in this country.
Welcoming the team back from Doha (Qatar), more than 3,000 policemen in Buenos Aires and millions of Argentines poured into the streets to celebrate. The sea of people was packed in Obelisk Square from morning to night. People across the country everywhere also poured into the streets to “go stormy” like a festival. After the final, Lionel Messi shared with a journalist: “I want to be in Argentina right away to see how passionate it is. I hope everyone will wait for us. Can’t wait any longer to enjoy it with everyone.”
The 2022 World Cup final took place with many emotions for football fans around the world. After the main kick and extra time with a 3-3 draw, Argentina and France had to enter a penalty shootout to determine the winner. The Argentina team successfully kicked 4 times while the French team missed 2 and became the defending World Cup champion in 2022 after 36 years since the last time Argentina won the World Cup gold medal. Although the Argentine economy is struggling with inflation near 100%, this great joy has helped people temporarily forget reality and enjoy happiness and pride with the national team. Indeed, football is magical and brings a lot of emotions.
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