Since the final whistle between Argentina and Croatia (3-0) on Tuesday evening, an impressive crowd, thousands, very quickly tens of thousands, began to gather at the Obelisk, a famous monument in the center of Buenos Aires and a traditional place for celebrations . Amidst the crowd, flags, smoke bombs, and against a background of trumpets, between songs, a repeated rant: “Mais se, mais!”. And present at the summit, the “god” Diego (Maradona, who died in 2021), who composed a song for the World Cup that became the song for 2022 for the fans, from Doha to Rosario, shares in the adventure: “And Dieeego, we can see him in the sky […] Encourage Lionel…”
“Cool, happy, moving.” I feel all of it. It’s another final. We have a great team. And a true national pride: Messi,” articulated, broken voice, Evelyn Rios, a 26-year-old student, in the noise of the obelisk. “I would like us to play France in the final. For revenge, ” Ramiro Montero admits with a greedy smile, referring to the quarter-finals that Argentina lost in the 2018 World Cup (4-3). “Now yes. “With a team like this, we can beat them,” said Christian Oberulser.