The man collapses to his knees, pulling on his Argentina jersey with tears streaming down his face.
Very few things bring people together like sports. The soccer world cup in Qatar has been a celebration and there have been countless instances of the people's love for sport erasing the lines of division and bringing people together. A perfect example was when a fan gave his team jersey to a homeless man so he could also feel at home in a sea of people wearing the same jersey. Argentina has been celebrating since their team beat France with the help of their star player Lionel Messi to win the World Cup. The video will help you understand the significance of Argentina's FIFA World Cup triumph for the South American country. A video of a young kid giving his team's shirt to a homeless man on the streets of the Argentine capital has gone viral, allowing the man to take part in the celebrations that are felt all throughout the nation. The gift's emotional impact alone is sufficient to cause a glass eye to mist up. The man collapses to his knees, pulling at his newly valued property as tears roll down his face. As the crowds shout in joy, he makes the cross and gives gratitude to God for him.
The young man emotionally kneels before giving the coveted garment to the homeless man and giving him a hug. Even if the thoughtful act was already moving, its significance is increased when considered in light of Argentina's present economic situation. The World Cup success comes at a time when many Argentines are experiencing financial hardship and poverty is rampant in a country that is grappling with an economic crisis and surging inflation. More than 40% of the population, as per the Habitat for Humanity organization, is thought to be living in poverty. The homeless guy is not alone either; there are other men and women wheeling carts around the streets of Buenos Aires and other Argentine towns.
We were all on the edge of our seats throughout the championship game when Argentina defeated France on penalties. For Lionel Messi, widely regarded as the best footballer of all time, it also turned out to be the happily ever after. One comment on Reddit read, "One at a time, I think he was just happy to be included." Since we are by nature social beings, acceptance is vital. The homeless man spends his days on the streets and certainly doesn't often feel like he belongs to anything, but today he is out in the streets rejoicing with his country.
Moreover, tens of thousands of supporters swarmed the streets of Buenos Aires to celebrate Argentina's victory in the World Cup, the country's first since 1986. On Sunday, according to AlJazeera, drone footage showed large crowds of Argentinians gathered outside the city's famous obelisk and in front of the late football hero Diego Maradona's house. Millions of Argentines watched the final match versus France earlier and experienced a roller coaster of emotions, crying, shouting, and hugging. “I feel an immense happiness in my heart because this is the first World Cup I truly enjoy,” Hector Quinteros, a 34-year-old security guard, said, his eyes welling up with tears.
Congrats to Argentina and to the GOAT, Lionel Messi, for an amazing World Cup victory. https://t.co/TkPRhReOV9— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 18, 2022
Throughout the whole game, France had repeatedly driven several Argentine supporters to the brink of a nervous breakdown. Many were prepared to celebrate as the first half came to a close with Argentina leading France 2-0 and obviously dominating the game. But when France caught up, Kylian Mbappe's three goals erased the secure advantage that Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria had given La Albiceleste. This caused the initial pleasure to change into fear. Both teams were finally deadlocked at 3-3 in the extra period of play. “It was an incredible game, at times anguishing,” said 46-year-old Diego Aburgeily, who celebrated the win in the Buenos Aires suburbs. “This team made people fall in love with them for the first time in decades.”