Fans of Argentina bring the open-bus parade to a halt in Buenos Aires. Photo: AFP
Fans of Argentina bring the open-bus parade to a halt in Buenos Aires. Photo: AFP

Argentina’s World Cup heroes airlifted in helicopters as street party overflows

  • Open-top bus parade brought to a standstill as huge crowds gather, forcing Messi and his teammates into helicopters to complete celebrations
  • The football-crazed country has been overwhelmed with jubilant celebrations since Argentina beat France for its third World Cup title

Fans of Argentina bring the open-bus parade to a halt in Buenos Aires. Photo: AFP
Fans of Argentina bring the open-bus parade to a halt in Buenos Aires. Photo: AFP
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