As players had to be evacuated, Argentina‘s World Cup festivities came to a tragic conclusion, leaving one fan dead and a little youngster in a coma in victory parade.
Scenes of jubilation broke out over the country as they welcomed home their heroes after the South American team’s first World Cup victory in 36 years.
To support Lionel Messi and his squad, millions of people flocked to Buenos Aires.
However, according to The Sun, the events turned chaotic as supporters tried to swarm the team bus, with some jumping off bridges to board.
Health officials reportedly confirmed that one fan in his 20s passed away after falling through a roof while ‘jumping up and down’ in celebration of the procession, according to the Publication.
A different instance included a five-year-old youngster who was injured in the head and is now in a coma after an event in Plaza San Martin.
During the festivities, a marble fragment is said to have fallen from a monument and struck the youngster.
Health officials reportedly confirmed that one fan in his 20s passed away after falling through a roof while ‘jumping up and down’ in celebration of the procession, according to the website.
A fan is seen hopping onto the bus from an overpass in one popular video.
However, in spooky circumstances, the supporter loses his balance and tumbles off the bus and into the crowd of passengers.
A representative of the Argentina FA stated: “The celebrations came to an end when the Argentine soccer team’s players flew over the city’s assembled crowd of supporters in a helicopter.
They decided to stop moving forward by bus in the middle of the crowd after making sure they couldn’t.
Claudio Tapia, the AFA’s president, added: “We aren’t allowed to say hello to everyone who was at the Obelisk.
The same security organizations that escorted us block our progress.
According to The Sun, eight police officers were hurt in the city while 13 arrests were made.
To celebrate Argentina’s triumph over France in the penalty shootout, many Argentinians turned out.
After a tight and exciting 4-2 shootout, the players finally received the trophy after the game ended 3-3 after 120 minutes.