POSTED: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 9:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 10:43am
NBC News — Thousands of supporters of the famous Argentine soccer club River Plate monday carried a team flag that they hope is the biggest in the world. More than 20,000 club supporters carried the flag through the streets of Buenos Aires to the club's stadium.
The flag measures almost five miles and supporters said it would be entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. The flag was created out of various pieces that were provided by fan clubs, families and individual supporters.