Hundreds of fans gave the Argentine national football team a noisy welcome on their arrival at their hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Monday.
But the biggest cheer was saved for world player of the year Lionel Messi who to no great surprise turned out to be the star attraction.
Three days after beating Venezuela in a friendly in India Argentina continue their friendly travels with a match against the super eagles of Nigeria.
New Coach Alejandro Sabella will be hoping to continue his winning start to his reign since taking over from Sergio Batista in August.
Batista was sacked the month before after failing to guide the former world champions beyond the quarter-finals of the Copa America.
Sabella’s second match in charge takes place on Tuesday evening at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Messi arrives to hero's welcome in Bangladesh