The entire National Team departed from Belo Horizonte on a flight bound for Rio de Janeiro where they safely arrived at about 7.30 pm, in which they were greeted under tight security.
The team then headed straight to the Sheraton Hotel where they will be staying, escorted by a van with a dozen of Brazilian policemen.
Upon arrival, they were greeted by the adoring 300 Argentine fans that have been waiting for them (some of those fans apparently were also staying in the same hotel). Brazilian army was also at present as they needed to cordon off the lobby to allow the players and coaching staff to check in smoothly.
The first player to lead the way in the hotel was Maxi RODRIGUEZ and the last was non-other than Lionel MESSI. Apparently both MESSI and Javier MASCHERANO did return to salute those fans at present at the hotel.
Tomorrow afternoon the team is expected to head to the Estádio Maracanã and Alejandro SABELLA is expected to give a press conference at about 6.15pm local time.