Rojo Brings Back Argentina’s Pride Carries Messi To The Last 16 Of The World Cup

Hurray! Finally, Argentina makes it to the last 16 of FIFA World Cup 2018 after Messi and Co. beat Nigeria 2-1 in a nail-biting match on Tuesday at Saint Petersburg Stadium in Russia.

On the other hand, skipper Lionel Messi said that he always had a belief that his team will win against Nigeria.  Messi’s 14th-minute goal came at the right time while Marcos Rojo struck a superb late winner to send Argentina through to the knockout stages of the World Cup and to eliminate Nigerians and Iceland who lost 2-1 to group winners Croatia.

After facing a backlash last-week, Messi in the post-match ceremony said that he knew his team would pull through.

Messi said, “We were sure that we were going to win this game.”

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Satisfied with the performance, the 31-year-old football superstar said, “It’s marvellous to have been able to win in this way. It’s a deserved happiness. I knew that God was with us and that he wasn’t going to let us go out.”

Meanwhile, fans were really entertained by team’s performance in the crucial match

The Barcelona forward said, “I would like to thank all the people here, for all their sacrifice, and all of those in Argentina who were always with us. This shirt is above everything.”

Now, Argentina will face Group C table-toppers France in Kazan on June 30 in the first game of the second phase of the tournament.

Well, the quarter-finals may turn out to be like Christiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi. The historic moment of world cup can only arise if Portugal defeats Uruguay and Argentina crush France in the Round of 16. Let us pray for the best!

Wow! What a moment, Indeed the Argentia fans may really want to experience such moments throughout the tournament.

Rojo and Messi stole the show as Argentina registered a historic win against Nigeria, Check out the highlights:

Meanwhile, superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer Singh came out in support of Argentina and congratulated them. Check out the tweets:

Here are some reactions from the fans:

Funny, isn’t it?

What happened to Maradona!

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