Football fans go into frenzy as Argentina lifts World Cup

Kolkata: Argentina fans cheer as they watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 final between Argentina and France on a giant screen, in Kolkata, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. (PTI Photo) (PTI12_18_2022_000274A)


Supporters of Argentina in Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal erupted in joy as the South American country emerged the FIFA World Cup champions in a cliffhanger.

Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties to claim their third World Cup title on Sunday.

Jubilant supporters burst crackers and made rounds of their localities in their favourite team’s blue and white colours with Argentina’s national flag fluttering from their hands.