Javier Mascherano pleased for Argentina to fight off 'undeserved' World Cup elimination

Croatia coach Dalic ignoring Argentina's complaints

Croatia coach Dalic ignoring Argentina's complaints

Argentina's do-or-die game against Nigeria was nearly do-or-die for Diego Maradona - the dude suffered a medical scare at the end of the World Cup game and was reportedly hospitalized in Russian Federation.

Nigeria were level at 1-1 through a penalty kick soon after the restart when John Obi Mikel converted his attempt from the spot after Javier Mascherano was whistled for a foul on Leon Balogun following a corner kick.

Argentina took the lead early as Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the tournament in the 14th minute.

When Marcos Rojo scored the winning goal in the 86th minute, Maradona leaned over the front of the VIP box from where he was watching with friends and made a one-fingered salute while shouting an obscene insult.

Kerala football fan, who went missing after Argentina’s defeat, found dead
Police believe that Dinu Alex jumped into a nearby river named Meenachil and a search for him by the state Fire Force unit is on. However, it seems that no one is as disappointed by Argentina's performance as Dinu Alex from Kerala .

Earlier, he had been captured by television cameras flicking his middle fingers toward the crowd and celebrating wildly as Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 with the victor coming minutes before the South Americans would have been eliminated from the finals.

Iceland, on the other hand, were eliminated and finished the group at bottom after collecting only 1 point.

Croatia will meet Denmark in the last 16 while Argentina play France.

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