The Argentine government has declared Tuesday a national holiday as they celebrate their football team’s victory at World Cup 2022.

According to a report from ESPN, Argentina’s national team will celebrate their World Cup triumph in Buenos Aires at the Obelisk, the monument that is the traditional epicentre of sporting celebrations.

The Argentine football federation said on Monday that the holiday was decided on so that the entire country “can express their deepest joy for the national team.”

“The world champion squad will leave on Tuesday at noon for the Obelisk to celebrate the world title with the fans,” the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said via its official Twitter account.

The national team beat France on Sunday to win the coveted football trophy. They are expected to arrive in Argentina early Tuesday.

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