Updated Dec 20, 2022, 4:27pm EST

Video shows Messi and teammates narrowly avoiding an accident during World Cup victory parade


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The Video

Lionel Messi and four of his teammates narrowly avoided getting knocked off a bus while the Argentinian team was celebrating their World Cup victory during a massive parade in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, video showed.

The players sitting on top of the bus were forced to quickly duck to avoid the low-hanging electrical wires above the vehicle.

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Argentina’s victory parade is currently underway in the country’s capital with thousands celebrating the team’s win over France in what has been dubbed the greatest men’s soccer World Cup final ever.

rgentina Victory Parade after winning the World Cup - Buenos Aires, Argentina - December 20, 2022
REUTERS/Cristina Sille

It was the national soccer team’s first World Cup final win since 1986 and the first World Cup trophy for the legendary Messi.

December 20, 2022 Argentina fans are seen ahead of the victory parade
REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian