Sundowns vs Barcelona: Mzansi tweeps can’t contain their absolute excitement

Sundowns vs Barcelona: Mzansi tweeps can’t contain their absolute excitement

Spanish soccer champions Barcelona jetted into the country on Wednesday morning and South Africans are absolutely beside themselves in excitement.

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Mzansi tweeps are over the moon after seeing pictures and videos of Barcelona's stars, including Messi and Suarez, walking through the arrivals section of OR Tambo airport.

In just a few hours, these global superstars will play PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns at FNB Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg.

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Briefly.co.za compiles some reactions from South Africans on social media below.

Although the megastars are here, many South Africans are still backing their home team:

However, some fans of Sundowns' rival clubs are not setting aside their rivalries. They have urged Barcelona to absolutely thrash Sundowns:

Many can't wait for the local boy, Percy Tau, to take on Messi:

For some tweeps, breathing the same "South African air" as Messi is proving to be a little emotional:

Finally, Mzansi tweeps paid tribute to the man who made it all happen, Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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