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"Mor-occ-o! Mor-occ-o!" came the chant from the Argentines.

FFT were on a bus packed full of Albiceleste fans, singing at the top of their voices, celebrating reaching the World Cup final with victory over Croatia - such was their joy, so strong was their sense of destiny, that it felt like we were in some sort of immersive experience, transported in real life into a documentary of "How Argentina won the 2022 World Cup", the sort of film we'd once watched as a wide-eyed kid, from 1986. 'Hero', it was called - we recommend it.

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