As expected there was an open bus parade for the winners in the capital Buenos Aires, where Lionel Messi and his teammates acknowledged the praise from the fans.

Argentina won their third World Cup title on Sunday night after beating defending champions France in what has been termed by many as the best final ever. Messi scored a brace for Argentina while Kylian Mbappe netted a hat-trick for France.

Having beaten France in Sunday’s thrilling final, the players will now spend the night at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) training complex near the Ezeiza airport where they arrived in Buenos Aires and where thousands of supporters were waiting to greet them.

They will then head to the iconic Obelisk monument for a tour of the Buenos Aires city center from midday on Tuesday with millions expected out in the streets on a public holiday.

“We will be here all night and tomorrow as well,” student Ayrton Kerdocas, 25, told AFP outside the airport.

“Tomorrow we are not working, we won’t do anything and we’ll go directly to the Obelisk with Argentina.”

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