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Manu Ginobili passionately reacts to Argentina advancing to FIBA World Cup final

Manu Ginobili, Argentina

Argentina just booked their place in the final match of the FIBA World Cup after convincingly defeating France, 80-66, on Friday. The fairy tale continues for the South American side, and one former national squad player is absolutely ecstatic about his nation’s recent accomplishment.

Retired Argentina veteran Manu Ginobili took to Twitter to share his absolute joy with his team reaching the finals of this prestigious international tournament:

You don’t need to speak much Spanish to get what Ginobili is trying to say here. Obviously, the former San Antonio Spurs swingman is just over the moon with what has been a tremendous tournament thus far for the Argentines.

39-year-old Luis Scola turned back the clock yet again on Friday, logging a game-high 28 points on 8-of-17 shooting, along with three 3-pointers, 13 rebounds, and a couple of assists, while also going a pristine 9-of-10 from the charity stripe.

Scola has been killing it for Argentina all tournament long, with the 6-foot-9 power forward currently averaging 19.3 points (on 46.9 percent shooting), 8.1 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 0.7 steals, while also connecting on 1.6 e-pointers on a 45.8-percent clip.

Argentina is now set to face Spain in the championship game on Sunday, with the Spanish national side also securing a semifinal victory earlier in the day. Spain defeated Australia, 95-88, and will now match up against Argentina to decide who brings home the gold medal.

As for Manu Ginobili’s Argentina, they now have a shot of winning their third FIBA World Cup title on Sunday.