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Maradona flips off Nigeria’s fans in Argentina celebrations

The famous and controversial Maradona flashed an obscene gesture as his country progressed to the last 16 in Russia.

Maradona flips off Nigeria's fans in Argentina celebrations

After Marcos Rojo scored to put Argentina through, Maradona lead the celebrations offering crude middle finger gestures to Nigeria fans.

The former Argentina captain showed many emotions throughout the match including joy, sorrow, prayer and in the end, taunting.

After Rojo’s goal, he could just not hold back.

With their 2:1 over Nigeria, the Argentinians ended Nigeria’s tournament and secured their place in the knockout stage.

Argentina will be facing France in their first knockout match in what should be a mouthwatering match for fans everywhere.