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Brazil: ‘We are not afraid’ - Argentina fans ready for match against Venezuela

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
June 28, 2019 at 22:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Singing their hearts out and jumping full of excitement, Argentine football fans flooded Maraca Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, ahead of their Copa America clash against Venezuela.

The enthusiastic fans were also joined by a Brazilian, who did not want to miss out on Messi and the chance root for Argentina.

"I am Brazilian but support Argentina because of Messi" said Louise Boloni.

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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Singing their hearts out and jumping full of excitement, Argentine football fans flooded Maraca Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, ahead of their Copa America clash against Venezuela.

The enthusiastic fans were also joined by a Brazilian, who did not want to miss out on Messi and the chance root for Argentina.

"I am Brazilian but support Argentina because of Messi" said Louise Boloni.

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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