Qatar 2022 Fans confirmed dead at Argentina’s World Cup victory celebrations. Following Tuesday’s World Cup festivities in Argentina, a number of deaths among supporters have been verified.
One of the victims, a 24-year-old fan, died after falling through a roof in Buenos Aires during the hectic World Cup celebrations.
To celebrate Argentina’s third World Cup victory in history, captain Lionel Messi and his squad took to the streets on Tuesday. However, they were quickly evacuated by helicopter as spectators attempted to board the parade bus from bridges above.
A marble fragment that fell from a monument at Plaza San Martin left a five-year-old youngster in a critical condition and in a coma.
Four million people turned out to see the trophy celebrations, and riot police had to be dispatched to control the crowd.
In Bahia Blanca, 400 miles south of Buenos Aires, a 22-year-old man died on Sunday following the last whistle of a World Cup game after a flag tied around his neck became entangled in his motorcycle.
The death of the young fan who was “jumping on the roof” when it crumbled and he plummeted, according to La Nacón, tarnished yesterday’s frenzied events.