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Maradona leads Argentina celebrations with crude double-finger salute after Rojo's winner

22:27 SAST 2018/06/26
Diego Maradona Argentina World Cup 2018
The Albiceleste legend flashed an obscene gesture after his country went through to the World Cup last 16 on Tuesday

Argentina legend Diego Maradona lead the celebrations after Marcos Rojo's late winner, offering a crude double-finger salute to Nigeria fans. 

Rojo put Argentina in the World Cup last 16 with a dramatic late volley on Tuesday, putting his country's poor start to the World Cup behind them in a 2-1 win. 

Maradona took it all in from a seat in a luxury box, and was highly expressive throughout the match, vacillating between expressions of joy, sorrow, prayer and eventually, taunting. 

The Argentine legend did not hold back after Rojo's goal, and social media captured the scene. 

Argentina will take on France in a mouthwatering last-16 matchup on Saturday.