Rio braces for Argentina's World Cup fans

Up to 100,000 of them are expected to arrive by car, bus and motorhome for the final

Rio de Janeiro

RIO de Janeiro is bracing itself for up to 100,000 Argentine fans arriving by car, bus and motorhome for the World Cup final against Germany at the iconic Maracana Stadium.

Argentina had already sent the biggest contingent of fans to Brazil during the month-long tournament, flooding cities to follow their hero Lionel Messi's team, even though many did not even have tickets to the games.

Tens of thousands who were in Sao Paolo for Wednesday's semi-final triumph against the Netherlands...

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