Ecstatic fans celebrate Argentina's historic win over France at the iconic Obelisk in Buenos Aires, chanting and hugging one other.

The streets filled with a carnivalesque cacophony of cheers, car horns, cumbia music and bullhorns; people started impromptu drumming bands with upturned paint buckets and cans while slabs of beef grilled on the asados (barbecues), its scent filling the air of a brilliant sunny afternoon.

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