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EXTRA TIME: South Africa react to Barcelona's arrival to play Sundowns

11:37 GMT+3 16/05/2018
Barcelona players surround Nelson Mandela
The champions of Spain have arrived in Africa! Barcelona fans have been packing the airport from late into the night on Tuesday

Enjoy all the Twitter reaction from South African fans, looking forward to Mamelodi Sundowns hosting Barcelona on Wednesday night.

Yes, that's Leo Messi for real in the flesh. Many fans had to see it for real to believe it. Messi is here to play against Sundowns, and so are all the Barca stars.

SA fans are looking forward to catch a glimpse of Phil Coutinho, Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta. Many of the Barcelona stars have already played in South Africa before, and that was during the 2010 Fifa World Cup which Spain won. 

So, many of Barca's players mostly have fond memories of the country. You can watch videos of the player's arrival and enjoy the social media reaction here.