United States President Joe Biden, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron are amongst world leaders who’ve congratulated Argentina President Alberto Fernández following Sunday’s World Cup victory in Qatar.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi led the 3-3 (4-2 on penalties) win over the 2018 defending champion France in an exhilarating ultimate.
“Congratulations to you, Alberto, and to each Argentinian for yesterday’s hard-fought and well-deserved victory. You recognize, I believe that Messi man might need a future,” President Biden wrote on Twitter Monday, below a video from President Fernández celebrating the nation’s third World Cup title.
President Macron, who gave an impassioned speech within the France locker room following the defending champions defeat, put out a Tweet on Sunday saying: “Bravo to the French crew for his or her progress and struggle on this World Cup. You’ve got thrilled the nation and supporters around the globe. Congratulations to Argentina for his or her victory.”
In the meantime Russia’s Ministry of Overseas Affairs stated in a Tweet on Sunday: “Throughout a phone dialog, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, warmly congratulated the President of Argentina Alberto Fernández for Argentina’s victory within the Soccer World Cup.”
President Fernández confirmed in a Tweet that the decision with President Putin passed off, saying: “Thanks for this greeting President Putin. Could the enjoyment that at present unites Argentina with so many peoples of the world serve for example: our societies want unity and peace.”
Argentina returned to a hero’s welcome when the crew landed again within the nation’s capital, Buenos Aires.
On Tuesday, the crew will head to the enduring Obelisk monument for a tour of the Buenos Aires metropolis heart from noon (10am ET), with hundreds of thousands anticipated out within the streets on what’s a public vacation.