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Argentina's soccer fans delight in making it to World Cup final in archrival Brazil's backyard

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    Fans of the Argentina national soccer team celebrate after their team defeated The Netherlands in the semifinals a match against The Netherlands, at the FIFA Fan Fest, during the 2014 soccer World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Argentina made it to the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)The Associated Press

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    Fans of the Argentina national soccer team celebrate after their team defeated The Netherlands during the semifinals match, during the 2014 soccer World Cup, at the FIFA Fan Fest in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Argentina made it to the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)The Associated Press

It's Argentina's greatest delight and Brazil's worst nightmare.

Argentina's soccer team has beaten the Netherlands to win a berth into the World Cup championship match — on archrival Brazil's soil, and just a day after Brazil was humiliated in a 7-1 loss to Germany.

Argentina fan Rodrigo Aisen wept with joy as his team knocked in a fourth goal to secure the 4-2 penalty shootout win. He celebrated with 20,000 others in the FIFA Fan Fest watch party in Sao Paulo, and sealed the victory by giving his girlfriend a long kiss.

He says that "God knows we suffered" with the tight match that had to be decided by penalties. "But everything is good now, everything is joy!"

Argentina and Germany will meet in the final on Sunday.