Argentina's World Cup celebrations have been scarred by news of the death of a 24-year-old supporter.
The fan fell through a roof while celebrating during Tuesday's victory parade after their dramatic penalty shootout win over France.
The World Cup-winning squad had to complete their victory parade in Buenos Aires via helicopter after footage circulated which showed several breaches of security.
The streets of the capital were packed, with local reports estimating around four million people present.
Buenos Aires celebration packed with ~5m people. The Argentina team bus couldn’t drive through, so they had to call in helicopters 🤯 pic.twitter.com/Yc5eLUpFDS
— Trung Phan (@TrungTPhan) December 20, 2022
The planned journey was cancelled on security advice, which was originally set to take 50 miles from departure.
A large number crowded into the Obelisk, one of Buenos Aires’ most famous monuments, and a video emerged on social media which seemed to capture a safety breach.
An overjoyed reveller lowered himself from an overpass and dropped onto the open deck occupied by players and staff.
Moments later, a second fan attempted the same and suffered a sickening fall.
🚨 This fan fell from a bridge while trying to jump onto the bus with the Argentina players 😳
Even injured and going on a stretcher to the hospital, he NEVER stopped singing and supporting his national team 😅#FIFAWorldCup #Qatar2022 #ARG pic.twitter.com/cuGPSSgAHh
— beIN SPORTS USA (@beINSPORTSUSA) December 20, 2022
As reported by the dailymail, health officials have confirmed that one fan has died.
It is also feared that a young boy was also left in a coma after sustaining a serious head injury following an incident in Plaza San Martin.
It's believed that a piece of marble fell from a monument during the celebrations - striking the child, 5, in the head.