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Brazil: Argentina fans pumped for Copa America clash against Venezuela

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
June 28, 2019 at 06:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Beating drums, singing their hearts out and dancing to their content, Argentina football team fans rallied ahead of their Friday Copa America clash against Venezuela, on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.

"This is an amazing moment, I am excited for the Maracana [clash] tomorrow, with the hand of [Lionel] Messi we will bring the cup to Argentina," said an Argentinian fan putting his faith in La Pulga like Argentinians did, cherishing Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' in their historic victory against England at the 1986 World Cup.

The Friday clash marks Messi's return to the Maracana Stadium where Argentina suffered a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of Germany in the 2014 World Cup final.

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Beating drums, singing their hearts out and dancing to their content, Argentina football team fans rallied ahead of their Friday Copa America clash against Venezuela, on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.

"This is an amazing moment, I am excited for the Maracana [clash] tomorrow, with the hand of [Lionel] Messi we will bring the cup to Argentina," said an Argentinian fan putting his faith in La Pulga like Argentinians did, cherishing Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' in their historic victory against England at the 1986 World Cup.

The Friday clash marks Messi's return to the Maracana Stadium where Argentina suffered a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of Germany in the 2014 World Cup final.

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